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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.dBase 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 modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.64
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comblazegraph.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwiki.blazegraph.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperBlazegraphAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016200619792016
Current release2.1.4, August 2016dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
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 SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
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
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno 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 persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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