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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Transwarp StellarDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp StellarDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Microsoft 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.)A distributed graph DBMS built for enterprise-level graph applications
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#202  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.66
Rank#148  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#379  Overall
#38  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.transwarp.cn/­en/­product/­stellardb
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestapple.github.io/­foundationdbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFoundationDBMicrosoftTranswarp
Initial release201620131992
Current release6.2.28, November 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
OpenCypher
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes

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