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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Derby vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score5.31
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdb.apache.org/­derbyspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSpotifySybase, SAP
Initial release2016199720141993
Current release10.15.1.3, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaDelphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
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 integritynoyesnoyes
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.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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