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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Greenplum vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score11.93
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201620052012
Current release5.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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