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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. searchxml vs. Titan

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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 ElasticSearchDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productstitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyinformationpartners gmbhAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201420152012
Current release1.0
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 languagePythonJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsClojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoon the application serveryes
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 factoryesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
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 datanomultiple readers, single writerACID
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 controlyesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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