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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Oracles in-memory data grid solutionIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score2.25
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comhbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetAlachisoftOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162008200520071998
Current release2.2.0, June 20195.0, May 201912c, September 201611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC#, .NET, .NET CoreJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROpartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.noyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual 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 dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)optimistic locking and pessimistic lockingconfigurableACID
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 controlyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBHBaseNCacheOracle CoherenceTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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