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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. MySQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAltibaseSpotifyOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release1999201620141995
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20218.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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