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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Heroic vs. SQream DB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 ElasticSearcha GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#200  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexsqream.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.sqream.com/­latest/­manual
DeveloperSpotifySQream Technologies
Initial release2016201020142014
Current release8.1, December 20182020.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJavaC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes
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
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nouser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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-standard
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Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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