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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperAltibaseAsthon Tate
Initial release199920161979
Current release7.1, July 2017dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Python
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
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 roles
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AltibaseBigchainDBdBASE
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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