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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsBigchainDB 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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  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
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Asthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2012201619792016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCPythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxDOS 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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnonono
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 integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesno
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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