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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. LokiJS vs. SQLite

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score122.14
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201620142000
Current release3.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
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)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
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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