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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. HarperDB vs. RocksDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.82
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.55
Rank#252  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.harperdb.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.harperdb.io/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperHarperDBFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201620172013
Current release3.1, August 20218.11.4, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonNode.jsC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON data typesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesno

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