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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. LMDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. LMDB vs. Riak KV

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#204  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#118  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score6.31
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.html
DeveloperCCRi and othersSymasBasho Technologies
Initial release2016201420112009
Current release3.2.0, April 20210.9.29, March 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonScalaCErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
CC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layernoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layernoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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 layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenono

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