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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. LeanXcale

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.92
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.h2database.comhsqldb.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerLeanXcale
Initial release2016200520012015
Current release1.4.200, October 20192.6.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJava, SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBH2HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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