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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. MonetDB vs. TiDB vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score1.81
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.monetdb.orgpingcap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpingcap.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperMonetDB BVPingCAP, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2016200420161998
Current releaseNov2019-SP1, December 20193.0.0, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
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 RethinkDByesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBMonetDBTiDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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 modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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