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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.14
Rank#185  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.05
Rank#199  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#315  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score5.18
Rank#80  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orgquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperCCRi and othersquasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release2016201420092009
Current release3.4.1, June 20223.13.3, April 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonScalaC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C 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 layerSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layerSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integrationyes
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 RethinkDByesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno

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