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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#200  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score2.25
Rank#128  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score5.24
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Google
Initial release201620022015
Current release1.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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