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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Informix vs. RocksDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score22.42
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score3.84
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
github.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Facebook, Inc.Sybase, SAP
Initial release2016198420131993
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20206.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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