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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Splice Machine

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.86
Rank#185  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Splice Machine
Initial release2016201420102014
Current release3.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonJavaErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoJava
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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