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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Grakn vs. HBase vs. Oracle Coherence vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOracles in-memory data grid solutionIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Wide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.26
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgrakn.aihbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdev.grakn.ai/­docshbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGrakn LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162016200820071998
Current release1.6.2, January 20202.2.0, June 201912c, September 201611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using CassandraShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featurenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)configurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infooptionallyyes 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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBGraknHBaseOracle CoherenceTimesTen
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome 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 modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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