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

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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 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.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
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
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score89.90
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.dbase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasemariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Asthon TateMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release20162016201019792009
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 201610.4.12, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCPythonCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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 functionalityyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
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
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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 IDEAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser 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.yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardingnoneHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
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 integrityyesnoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AgensGraphBigchainDBCitusdBASEMariaDB
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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