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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Druid vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Open-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score5.44
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.cockroachlabs.comdruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsMetamarkets Group and contributorsSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162015201219932016
Current release19.2.6, April 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJSON over HTTP.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
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 proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication using RAFTyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBCockroachDBDruidSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a DistributedSQL database architected for modern cloud applications....
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersComcast, WeWork, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics7.5K+ long-running clusters 400+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 100+ CockroachCloud...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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