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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. HBase vs. Oracle Coherence vs. Postgres-XL vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 BigTableOracles in-memory data grid solutionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.25
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comhbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache 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 release2016200820072014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1998
Current release2.2.0, June 201912c, September 201610 R1, October 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoLive Eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
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 methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)configurableACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infooptionallyyesyes 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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess 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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBHBaseOracle CoherencePostgres-XLTimesTen
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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