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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score52.63
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620102016
Current releaseV12V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, with always 3 replicas availableMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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