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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 BigTableOpen source in-memory key-value storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score53.34
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comhbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetAlachisoftOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2016200820041998
Current release2.2.0, June 20195.0, May 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
WindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
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
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBHBaseNCacheTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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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 with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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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 for the last 13 years.
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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 modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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