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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Badger vs. Couchbase vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfacedBase 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 modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
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Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#289  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score29.06
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score14.09
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.couchbase.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.couchbase.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAxibase CorporationDGraph LabsCouchbase, Inc.Asthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132017201119792016
Current release15585Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC, C++, Go and ErlangC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AxibaseBadgerCouchbase infoOriginally called MembasedBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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