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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. InfinityDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  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 ElasticSearchA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#237  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexboilerbay.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperSpotifyBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release201620142002
Current release4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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 Elasticsearchno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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