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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 metricIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score148.40
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperElasticOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201620101998
Current release7.3.0, August 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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, allImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBElasticsearchTimesTen
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenarios
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customers
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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