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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.memcached.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162003201420201987
Current release1.6.9, November 20200.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infoJSON typesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnoyes
TriggersnoJavaScriptnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBnoyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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