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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score3.13
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSybase, SAP
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1993
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCACID
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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