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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.07
Rank#200  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#287  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score110.15
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comopennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201420152014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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