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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Riak KV

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-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.)Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score41.38
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score6.29
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release20162003199220142009
Current release1.6.15, March 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonCC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoJSON typesno
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 indexesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBnoyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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