DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Teradata Aster vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Teradata Aster vs. YugabyteDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database servicePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.84
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperMicrosoftTeradataYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2016201420052017
Current release2.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.noyes infoin Aster File Storeno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptR packagesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersJavaScriptnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBTeradata AsterYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
» more
Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
» more
Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
» more
Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigchainDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBTeradata AsterYugabyteDB
Recent citations in the news

Blockchain In Trade Finance and Credit Insurance Market May see a Big Move | Major Giants MUFG, VECHAIN, AlphaPoint, Cesce
1 December 2021, Insurance News Net

Global Automotive Blockchain Market (2021 to 2026) - by Type, Application, Provider, Vehicle Type, Propulsion and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com
21 October 2021, Business Wire

Blockchain Database Startup BigchainDB Raises €3 Million
27 September 2016, CoinDesk

Automotive Blockchain Market worth USD 5.68 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 33.56%
5 October 2021, GlobeNewswire

Bruce Pon: CEO at BigChainDB Explains how Ocean Protocol Allows Developers to Build Marketplaces for Sharing
19 November 2020, Crowdfund Insider

provided by Google News

ChaosDB: Researchers share technical details of Azure flaw – Urgent Comms
11 November 2021, Urgent Communications

Azure Cosmos DB alert: This critical vulnerability puts users at risk
27 August 2021, ZDNet

Stormy times for cloud compliance?
4 November 2021, ZDNet

Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Incident Underscores the Need to Closely Watch Cloud Data
30 August 2021, Dark Reading

Azure Cosmos DB Conf - Microsoft
21 April 2021, Channel 9

provided by Google News

An overview of the Teradata Aster Analytics platform
31 May 2017, TechTarget

Teradata platform helps big-data analysts ask the right questions
23 October 2013, GCN.com

Big Data Analytics: Teradata Launches Aster Discovery Platform
9 October 2013, Data Center Knowledge

Case study: Siemens reduces train failures with Teradata Aster
12 September 2016, RCR Wireless News

Teradata Intros Massive Scale Big Data Analytics Platform
5 November 2014, Data Center Knowledge

provided by Google News

Yugabyte Meets Developer Demand for Comprehensive PostgreSQL Compatibility with YugabyteDB 2.11
24 November 2021, EnterpriseTalk

Yugabyte stores up $188M more for its open-source distributed SQL database model, now valued at $1.3B+
28 October 2021, TechCrunch

Yugabyte Launches Cloud Database-As-A-Service
20 September 2021, Forbes

Yugabyte Delivers Industry-First Smart Client Driver for Distributed SQL Database with YugabyteDB 2.9 Release
26 August 2021, Business Wire

Yugabyte CTO outlines a PostgreSQL path to distributed cloud
26 July 2021, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. Marketing Manager, Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Bellevue, WA

Azure Data Engineer
Division of Information Technology - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, NY

Software Developer - Data Integration and Data Engineering (Azure)
Werner Enterprises, Remote

SQL and Azure Database Administrator
Division of Information Technology - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY

.NET/ Azure Developer
Winwire Technologies, Remote

Data Management and Analytics Director
Eminence Consulting Services, Jackson, MS

Marketing Analytics Manager
loanDepot, Remote

Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Analytics
Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc., Elmwood Park, NJ

Data Scientists – Machine Learning
Brielle Technologies, Alpharetta, GA

Data Management and Analytics Director
Infipact, Jackson, MS

Product Designer
Yugabyte, Remote

Office Manager
Yugabyte, Mountain View, CA

Fullstack Engineer
We Yugabyte, United States

Developer Advocate
Yugabyte, Remote

Database SRE
Hudson River Trading, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here