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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOracles in-memory data grid solutionIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.25
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.gridgain.comhbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache 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 release20162007200820071998
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.2.0, June 201912c, September 201611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .NetJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoCoprocessors in JavanoPL/SQL
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)Master-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 (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesnono
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 integritynonononoyes
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess 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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BigchainDBGridGainHBaseOracle CoherenceTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen 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 modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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