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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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 distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph 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 DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#271  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.nebula-graph.iopingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyVesoft Inc.Sybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014201919932016
Current release3.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schemayesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
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 proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
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 factoryesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMaster-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 integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno 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 RethinkDByesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
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 controlyesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHeroicNebula GraphSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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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 modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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