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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Heroic vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Heroic vs. Titan

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score2.25
Rank#106  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indextitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleSpotifyAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201520142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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