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

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  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.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational 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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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgeospock.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperGeoSpockGoogleIBM
Initial release201620151983 infohost version
Current release2.0, September 201912.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languagePythonJava, JavascriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)noyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
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
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingShardingSharding 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 zonesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsACID
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.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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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