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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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 assetsA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLow-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 storeSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score149.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.24
Rank#252  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticSpotifySybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162010201419932016
Current release7.3.0, August 20193.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresyesnoyesno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
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.Memcached and Redis integrationnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBElasticsearchHeroicSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customers
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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