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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.82
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comravendb.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperHibernating RhinosTransaction Software GmbHSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2016201019872017
Current release5.2, June 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC#C and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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