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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GigaSpaces vs. InterSystems Caché

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GigaSpaces vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
Caché is a deprecated database engine which is substituted with InterSystems IRIS. It therefore is removed from the DB-Engines Ranking.
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 TransactionsA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
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Score0.79
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.97
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesInterSystems
Initial release201620001997
Current release15.5, September 20202018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 metadatayes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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