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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaTerark
Initial release2016200820122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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 infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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