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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. MemSQL vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score6.33
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.memsql.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.Oracle
Initial release201620132011
Current release7.1.7, August 202019.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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BigchainDBMemSQLOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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