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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Kdb+ vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performance Time Series DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score7.43
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.35
Rank#252  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comkx.comrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcode.kx.comrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320042013
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonqJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesJavaScript
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsnosimple password-based access control
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BigchainDBKdb+RDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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