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

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.BigchainDB 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.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.11
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#162  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#79  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDGraph LabsAsthon TateFoundationDBMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20172016197920132016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20166.2.11, November 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoPythonC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononosupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.in SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornoneyesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono 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 persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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