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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Couchbase vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  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 assetsJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceLow-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 storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score28.58
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score2.93
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.couchbase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchbase.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Sybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201119932016
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20193.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++, Go and ErlangGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
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 proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes infoEphemeral bucketsno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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