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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgriddb.netwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.griddb.netdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperToshiba CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201620131992
Current release4.6, February 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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BigchainDBGridDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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