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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. ScyllaDB vs. Solr vs. TiDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score3.47
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#111  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score51.69
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.scylladb.comlucene.apache.org/­solrpingcap.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.scylladb.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperSybase, SAPScyllaDBApache Software FoundationPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20161993201520062016
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 20208.6.0, July 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++JavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)Solr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresyesyes, LuaJava pluginsno
Triggersyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes infoin-memory tablesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BigchainDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSScyllaDBSolrTiDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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