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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release2016201420031992
Current release1.6.15, March 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyes
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 viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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