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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  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 assetsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Low-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 storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.84
Rank#184  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score16.85
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score3.43
Rank#94  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Sybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201219932016
Current release4.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
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 procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-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.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
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.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
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 metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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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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