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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Kdb+

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 ElasticSearchHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.46
Rank#231  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score7.66
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexkx.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcode.kx.com
DeveloperSpotifyKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201620142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaq
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accounts
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BigchainDBHeroicKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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