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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. Heroic vs. Titan

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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 assetsNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.44
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indextitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperMcObjectSpotifyAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016200120142012
Current release8.0, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yesyes
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 systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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