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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#180  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperCloudera
Initial release20162013
Current release3.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market –Segmentation and Industrial Overview Forecasts to 2025 | Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings
19 August 2019, Finance Express

Blockchain in Retail Market Research Technology Outlook 2019-2025 | Bigchaindb, Sofocle Technologies, OGY Docs, Reply, Project Provenance, Warranteer Digital
11 September 2019, island Daily Tribune

Blockchain Platforms Market 2019-2025 | Blockstream, Coin Sciences, NEO, Swirlds, Tendermint, BigChainDB, Blocko, Brainbot Technologies, Bubi Chain
12 September 2019, Technology News

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market to Set Phenomenal Growth from 2018 to 2023: Key Players | Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings
13 September 2019, Market News Everyday

Blockchain Government Market to bring a Huge Development Worldwide During 2019-2025 |Study by BigchainDB, Somish, RecordsKeeper, Intel and Accenture
20 August 2019, Boscalicious

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3 July 2014, GigaOM

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13 January 2014, GigaOM

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