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

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.09
Rank#284  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.72
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score119.01
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score13.46
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comcassandra.apache.orgwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperDGraph LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookAsthon Tate
Initial release2017201620081979
Current release3.11.6, February 2020dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoPythonJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
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.
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 IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 DBMS
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles
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BadgerBigchainDBCassandradBASE
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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