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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. PouchDB vs. VoltDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.78
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.compouchdb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201620122010
Current release7.1.1, June 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJava
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
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
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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