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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. TiDB vs. Vertica

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 ElasticSearchTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.72
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.28
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score21.03
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpingcap.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpingcap.com/­docswww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSpotifyPingCAP, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016201420162005
Current release3.0.0, June 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languagePythonJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectoryes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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BigchainDBHeroicTiDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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