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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. RRDtool vs. Titan

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 ElasticSearchIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#92  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtooltitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyTobias OetikerAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201419992012
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsLinuxHP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnoneyes
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
noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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