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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  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 assetsFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.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
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Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score6.29
Rank#58  Overall
#32  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.comdb.apache.org/­derbydruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMetamarkets Group and contributorsSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20161997201219932016
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes 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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL 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
JavaClojure
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 proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes, 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.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBDruidSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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