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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase 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.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.14
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#199  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score14.26
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAltibaseAsthon TateGoogle
Initial release1999201619792017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageC++Python
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesnoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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AltibaseBigchainDBdBASEGoogle Cloud Firestore
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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