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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. LMDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. LMDB vs. Snowflake

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 libraryCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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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
Score99.15
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCCRi and othersSymasSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201420112014
Current release3.2.0, April 20210.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonScalaC
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
CJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layernoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layernoneyes
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 integritynononoyes
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 layeryesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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