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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. OmniSci vs. Spark SQL

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score18.40
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.omnisci.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.omnisci.com/­latestspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperMapD Technologies, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201620162014
Current releaseV43.0.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++ and CUDAScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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