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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. QuestDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. QuestDB vs. Titan

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
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 high performance open source SQL database for time series dataTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.42
Rank#241  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#247  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexquestdb.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyQuestDB LimitedAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201420142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)yes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesConfigurable consistency for N replicasyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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