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DBMS > BigObject vs. Kingbase vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Kingbase vs. Tarantool

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.In-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#251  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.kingbase.com.cnwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iobbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.VK
Initial release201519992008
Current releaseV8.0, August 20212.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsStandard with numerous extensionsFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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BigObjectKingbaseTarantool
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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