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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. dBASE

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLdBase 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.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.07
Rank#302  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#132  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.98
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netaltibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.AltibaseAsthon Tate
Initial release20161999201620101979
Current release2.1, December 20187.1, July 20178.1, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++PythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL-92noyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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AgensGraphAltibaseBigchainDBCitusdBASE
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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