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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.16
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseSpotifySybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release19992016201419932016
Current release7.1, July 20173.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
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 functionsnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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AltibaseBigchainDBHeroicSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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