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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. BigchainDB vs. MonetDB vs. TimesTen vs. XAP

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#187  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.87
Rank#115  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#164  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1docs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperMonetDB BVOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20192016200419982000
Current releaseNov2019-SP1, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.nononono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, RPL/SQLyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tablesnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factornone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Amazon DocumentDBBigchainDBMonetDBTimesTenXAP
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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