DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. SwayDB vs. Titan

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 ElasticSearchAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#287  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.swaydb.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifySimer PlahaAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201420182012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operationsACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigchainDBHeroicSwayDBTitan
DB-Engines blog posts

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Technology And Applications Market Report to 2020-2029 | Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array
16 January 2020, TheLoop21

Global Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Quality and Quantity Analysis BY ConsenSys, BigchainDB, Block Array and Barclays
7 January 2020, Neptune Pine

Blockchain Technology Market Trends and Demand by 2019-2025: Analysis by Top Key Players – IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., Linux Foundation, R3, BTL Group; Chain Inc. etc… – Dagoretti News
16 January 2020, Dagoretti News

Block chain in Manufacturing Market Development Strategies, Demand with Key Players Analysis BigchainDB GmbH, Blockchain Foundry Inc., Wipro Limited, and More
24 December 2019, News Cast Report

BigchainDB: Blockchain and Data Storage
4 June 2018, SitePoint

provided by Google News

DSE Graph review: Graph database does double duty
14 November 2019, InfoWorld

Beyond Titan: The Evolution of DataStax's New Graph Database
21 June 2016, Datanami

JanusGraph Picks Up Where TitanDB Left Off
13 January 2017, Datanami

The Graph Database Poised To Pounce On The Mainstream
19 September 2018, The Next Platform

The Ultimate Open Source Database List Profiling 16 Software Tools
30 May 2019, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr Data Architect, Graph - Nationwide Opportunities
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

Southwest Solution Engineering mgr - Datastax
The Search Offices, Los Angeles, CA

Software Engineering Team Lead
Cigna, Bloomfield, CT

Software Developer/Engineer
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII-MDIS), Springfield, VA

Senior Software Development Engineer
Workday, Pleasanton, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Present your product here