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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.42
Rank#241  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#132  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperSpotifyInterSystemsSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014201819932016
Current release2020.2, July 20204.0.8 , October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
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 proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHeroicInterSystems IRISSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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