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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.97
Rank#202  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score6.27
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latest
DeveloperBasho Technologies
Initial release20162009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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