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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantraima.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.raima.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Raima Inc.
Initial release201620101984
Current release15, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonErlangC
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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BigchainDBIBM CloudantRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

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14 May 2020

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