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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. RDF4J

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeRDF store
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Score0.79
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.69
Rank#230  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20162004
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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