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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 ElasticSearchNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Low-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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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
Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score3.06
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyAlachisoftSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014200519932016
Current release5.0, May 20193.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC#, .NET, .NET CoreGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
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 proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyesno
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-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 methodsnonoyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDACID
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 controlyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHeroicNCacheSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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