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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMS
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Score0.85
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.86
Rank#205  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.html
DeveloperCCRi and others
Initial release20162014
Current release5.0.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layer
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layer
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layer
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage

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