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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Heroic vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Heroic vs. Riak TS

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#231  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#250  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperSpotifyBasho Technologies
Initial release2016201020142015
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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