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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. Cassandra vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessdBase 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 modelKey-value storeDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.08
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score120.95
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score14.11
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comcassandra.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDGraph LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20172016200819792016
Current release3.11.6, February 2020dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoPythonJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno 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 persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BadgerBigchainDBCassandradBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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