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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. RocksDB vs. VoltDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Distributed 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 storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comrocksdb.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release201620132010
Current release6.27.3, December 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBSDOpen 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 languagePythonC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes 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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