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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. RDF4J

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRDF store
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.74
Rank#206  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.memcached.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikirdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620032004
Current release1.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBnoyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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