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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 assetsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score6.31
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620152016
Current releaseV1V4
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++ 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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