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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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 high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.24
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2007201619792016
Current release9.3.1, December 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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