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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak KV

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.94
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#352  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperquasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release201620092009
Current release3.13.3, April 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infointeger and binaryno
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 infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno

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