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What database engine does Bitcoin and other top altcoins use?

I'm curious to what database engine does Bitcoin and other altcoins use to store their blockchain data. Do they all support sql queries or is it something else? The main ones I'd like to know are: ...
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What are the key differences between factom and tieron?

At a headline level, both Factom and Tieron appear to offer an identical service: ability to use the bitcoin blockchain to publish proofs of existence in a scalable way (i.e. by multiplexing multiple ...
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What would happen if there are more blockchain imitators like Factom?

I was referring to this question. Apparently Factom creates its own "chain" for timestamping purposes, "hashes" the entries, and then stores these hashes on the blockchain, to create an unalterable ...
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How good a “take off” on the block chain is Factom?

An advertisement for Factom says that it improves on "speed, cost, and bloat." And it apparently provides a decent "proof of existence" for people who want to "copyright" their work. What is it that ...