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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoSpock vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. IBM Db2

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoSpock vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. IBM Db2

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#280  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score5.63
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score167.52
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgeospock.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperGeoSpockGoogleChris DavisIBM
Initial release2016201520061983 infohost version
Current release2.0, September 201912.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava, JavascriptPythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexestemporal, categoricalnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingShardingnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infolockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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