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

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  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 assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydBase 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#302  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.98
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.datomic.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.CognitectAsthon Tate
Initial release20162016201020121979
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 20180.9.5951, July 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCPythonCJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxAll OS with a Java VMDOS 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.nonoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP APInone 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
Clojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
TriggersnoyesBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
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 integrityyesnoyesnoyes
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 persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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