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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Spark SQL

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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 ElasticSearchSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.45
Rank#229  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score18.62
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperSpotifyApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620142014
Current release3.0.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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