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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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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
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designpingcap.com/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.Timescale
Initial release20162012199320162017
Current release4.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaGo, RustC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTP.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)yes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
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
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configurednono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBDruidSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source time-series database...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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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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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, LAIKA, Nutanix, Sakura Internet, Schneider Electric,...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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With over 8.5K GitHub stars and growing, 1.8 million+ downloads, and an active Slack...
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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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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including a fully managed Cloud-hosted solution,...
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