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

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable 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
Document storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational 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
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.bigchaindb.comwww.bigobject.iowww.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.bigobject.iodocs.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.BigObject, Inc.Asthon Tate
Initial release20162016201520101979
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCPythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
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
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 proceduresyesLuauser 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.
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factornoneMaster-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 ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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-standardyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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