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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Riak KV

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.)Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score145.09
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score6.31
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release201619922009
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesyesrestricted
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
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
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 proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
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
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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