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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsLow-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.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score3.51
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2016199320162017
Current release4.0, July 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGo, RustGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Delphi
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 proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-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.yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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 configurednono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.OpenID Connect Discovery
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BigchainDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDBWeaviate
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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