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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'View functions in JavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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