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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Geode vs. MonetDB vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA relational database management system that stores data in columnsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score1.59
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.81
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgeode.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgeode.apache.org/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.MonetDB BVOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2016200220041998
Current release1.1, February 2017Nov2019-SP1, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, RPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBGeodeMonetDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

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