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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlsphinxsearch.compingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designsphinxsearch.com/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSybase, SAPSphinx Technologies Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162012199320012016
Current release3.2.1, January 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTP.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
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 proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
noneUsing 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBDruidSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSSphinxTiDB
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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