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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Cassandra vs. HBase vs. Oracle Coherence vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOracles in-memory data grid solutionIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score120.07
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.26
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcassandra.apache.orghbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latesthbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162008200820071998
Current release3.11.6, February 20202.2.0, June 201912c, September 201611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)configurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infooptionallyyes 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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBCassandraHBaseOracle CoherenceTimesTen
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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