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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201620142013
Current release6.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD
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)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC++
Java
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
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 possibleyes
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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