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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. RRDtool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsMicrosoft 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.)Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMicrosoftTobias Oetiker
Initial release201619921999
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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