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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. BoltDB vs. Druid vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAn embedded key-value store for Go.Open-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.64
Rank#209  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score2.29
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltdruid.apache.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201320122016
Current release4.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 SQLnonoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
GoClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono infoavailable via extensionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBBoltDBDruidTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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