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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.dBase 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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.38
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score13.25
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2014201719792016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGodBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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AlaSQLBadgerdBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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