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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Lovefield vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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 assetsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptLow-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 storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.75
Rank#199  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.53
Rank#230  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score3.74
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperGoogleSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201419932016
Current release2.1.12, February 20174.0.11 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen 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 languagePythonJavaScriptGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptDelphi
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 proceduresnoyesno
TriggersUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDBno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBLovefieldSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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