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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FaunaDB vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.98
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comfauna.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfauna.com/­documentationdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperFauna, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620142016
Current releaseV4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonScalaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMasterlessMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBFaunaDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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