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

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.singlestore.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMicrosoftSingleStore Inc.Alex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162014201320201987
Current release7.6, November 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++, GoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux info64 bit version requiredLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesnoyes
TriggersJavaScriptnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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