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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. Riak KV vs. Snowflake vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. Riak KV vs. Snowflake vs. TDengine

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  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, fault tolerant key-value storeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperCCRi and othersBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.Taos Data
Initial release20162014200920142019
Current release3.2.0, April 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonScalaErlangC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layerSharding infono "single point of failure"yesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layerselectable replication factoryesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes
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BigchainDBGeoMesaRiak KVSnowflakeTDengine
Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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