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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineDocument store
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
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620152012
Current releaseV17.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 authenticationno

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