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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performance Time Series DBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score5.37
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comkx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcode.kx.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319932016
Current release3.6, May 20183.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonqGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
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.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBKdb+SAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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