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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.53
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score24.12
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201620142003
Current release1.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.no
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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