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

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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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
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
terminusdb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#www.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMicrosoftAlex KashirinDataChemist Ltd.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162014202020181987
Current release0.5, April 202110.0.3, September 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++Prolog, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
C++JavaScript
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyesyes
TriggersJavaScriptnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceJournaling StreamsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
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 integritynonoyesyes
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 datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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