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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. HyperSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. HyperSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orghsqldb.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperCCRi and othersMicrosoft
Initial release2016201420011989
Current release3.1.1, January 20212.6.1, October 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layernonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layernoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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