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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. MaxDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. MaxDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#237  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score4.50
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score3.28
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmaxdb.sap.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifySAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Sybase, SAP
Initial release2016201419841993
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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