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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. HBase vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeDocument store
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score42.07
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.10
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comhbase.apache.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthbase.apache.orgpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620082012
Current release2.3.4, January 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaView 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 factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica 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 Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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