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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Heroic vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA widely adopted in-memory data gridTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score8.67
Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#254  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comhazelcast.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperHazelcastSpotifyPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016200820142016
Current release4.0, February 20203.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnono
Triggersyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoReplicated MapyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHazelcastHeroicTiDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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