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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. PouchDB vs. SwayDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.compouchdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSimer Plaha
Initial release201620122018
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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