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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#185  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score6.06
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#123  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score18.51
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseopentsdb.netwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperEmbarcaderocurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016198420112005
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 201911.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languagePythonCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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 infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersyesnoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infobased on HBasehorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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BigchainDBInterbaseOpenTSDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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