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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release19712016197920052012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesno
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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