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

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  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 secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
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
Score23.75
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDGraph LabsAsthon TateIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20172016197919842016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 201614.10.FC3, December 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoPythonC, C++ and JavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesno
Triggersnonoyesno
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
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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