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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. FoundationDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FoundationDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access vs. Titan

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.39
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesstitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestapple.github.io/­foundationdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFoundationDBDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20162013200319922012
Current release6.2.28, November 20201.6.15, March 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++CC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingnoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesnoyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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