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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. MongoDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#184  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score412.09
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.96
Rank#108  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.mongodb.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperMongoDB, IncScyllaDB
Initial release201620092015
Current release4.2, August 2019Scylla Open Source 3.0.10, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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AdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Comcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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