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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 ElasticSearchMicrosofts relational DBMSLow-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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.24
Rank#252  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score1097.86
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoftSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014198919932016
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen 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 languagePythonJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
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 proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave 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 controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHeroicMicrosoft SQL ServerSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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 customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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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