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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAltibaseAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1999201619792016
Current release7.1, July 2017dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 DBMSno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseBigchainDBdBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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 8 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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