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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GigaSpaces

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented Transactions
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.85
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.03
Rank#188  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.gigaspaces.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20162000
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes, event driven architecture
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access control

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