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

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  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.dBase 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 secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#289  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score14.09
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score24.37
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAxibase CorporationDGraph LabsAsthon TateIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132017197919842016
Current release15585dBASE PLUS 11, December 201614.10.FC3, December 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC, C++ and JavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 languagenonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
GodBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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