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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOpen source graph databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201620071998
Current release3.5.8, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsPL/SQL
Triggersyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBNeo4jTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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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 modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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