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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Grakn vs. TimesTen

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#191  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.bigchaindb.comgrakn.aiwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGrakn LabsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2013201620161998
Current release155851.8.3, September 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AxibaseBigchainDBGraknTimesTen
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome 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 modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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