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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Kdb+ vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performance Time Series DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comkx.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031998
Current release3.6, May 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonq
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBKdb+TimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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