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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.82
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbHSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2016202019872017
Current release0.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL V3commercial 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 systemsLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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