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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. OmniSci

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  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 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.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.08
Rank#291  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDGraph LabsAsthon TateGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20172016197920172016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageGoPythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornoneMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
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 DBMSACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
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 and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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