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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.72
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.11
Rank#112  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperCognitectOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201620121998
Current release0.9.5951, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsPL/SQL
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBDatomicTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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