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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.95
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620042012
Current releaseNov2019-SP1, December 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-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 systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBMonetDBPouchDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Optimistic Concurrency Control in MonetDB
3 January 2020

Limit memory usage of MonetDB on Linux with CGROUPS
9 May 2019

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8 March 2019

Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

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