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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 ElasticSearchNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsLow-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
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.24
Rank#252  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#146  Overall
#71  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.nuodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdoc.nuodb.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyNuoDB, Inc.Sybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014201319932016
Current release3.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen 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 systemsLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
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.nonononono
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
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnoJava, SQLyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-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 datanoACID infotunable commit protocolACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.noyes infoTemporary tableno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBHeroicNuoDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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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 modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial 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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