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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Teradata Aster vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Teradata Aster vs. Titan

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.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 ElasticSearchPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indextitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyTeradataAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201420052012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyes
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.nonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoR packagesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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