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

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  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.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
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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
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comgrakn.aiwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDGraph LabsAsthon TateGrakn LabsMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20172016197920162016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20161.6.2, January 2020V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen 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
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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 SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
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 nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BadgerBigchainDBdBASEGraknOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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