DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Cassandra vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessdBase 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 storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score121.09
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score14.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcassandra.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016200819792016
Current release3.11.6, February 2020dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBCassandradBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesInstaclustr: Fully Hosted and Managed Apache Cassandra
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

DataStax Enterprise: Apache Cassandra for enterprises.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigchainDBCassandradBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
DB-Engines blog posts

Cassandra keeps climbing the ranks of the DB-Engines Ranking
3 May 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
2 November 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Growth, Overview with Detailed Analysis 2020-2026| Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, Ericsson, Ethereum & More
15 June 2020, 3rd Watch News

Research On Global Blockchain in Automotive and Aerospace & Aviation Market (impact of COVID-19) with Top Players: Accenture,Amazon.com, Inc.,BigchainDB GmbH and Others
9 July 2020, Owned

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market to Witness Astonishing Growth by 2025 | Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array
29 June 2020, 3rd Watch News

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Size, Revenue, Production, CAGR, Consumption, Gross Margin, Price By 2025- Key Players: Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, Ericsson Etc.
1 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

Trending News: Covid-19 Impact On Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Overview, Growth, Share, Opportunities, Sales, Trends, Supply, Forecast To 2025 | BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys
15 June 2020, Cole of Duty

provided by Google News

DataStax Brings AIOps to Cassandra Database Management
16 June 2020, DevOps.com

DataStax Vector: Making Cassandra NoSQL DBMS clusters more manageable
18 June 2020, ZDNet

DataStax Announces Cloud Native Database as a Service and AIOps Tools
23 June 2020, InfoQ.com

Apache Cassandra gets AIOps upgrade -
17 June 2020, Enterprise Times

NoSQL Market: Comprehensive study explores Huge Growth in Future | MongoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase, Neo4j, MarkLogic, Amazon Web Services
10 July 2020, Owned

provided by Google News

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2020-2024 Current Trends, Demand and Statistical Analysis By Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB
13 July 2020, Jewish Life News

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market is accounted for xx USD million in 2019 and is expected to reach xx USD million by 2025 growing at a CAGR of xx% : Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, etc.
13 July 2020, Cole of Duty

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2020 Top Companies – Google, Actian, DBase, Microsoft, Paradigma Software
29 June 2020, Galus Australis

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2020- Impact of COVID-19, Future Growth Analysis and Challenges | Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz
10 July 2020, Cole of Duty

Current COVID-19 Impact on Object Oriented Databases Software Market Research 2020 With Strategic Analysis of Key Companies – Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz – Cole Reports
16 June 2020, Cole of Duty

provided by Google News

Global GPU Database Market Revenue, Growth Rate and Competitors Analysis 2020: Nvidia, Kinetica DB, OmniSci, Neo4j, Brytlyt, BlazingDB Etc.
13 July 2020, Jewish Life News

GPU Database Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
8 July 2020, Cole of Duty

Accelerated Databases In The Fast Lane
25 June 2020, The Next Platform

GPU Database Market Survey Report 2020-2026: Kinetica DB, OmniSci, Neo4j
1 July 2020, NJ MMA News

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q3 2020
13 July 2020, insideBIGDATA

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator
MasterCard, O'Fallon, MO

Apache Cassandra database-Architect
Wipro Limited, Chevy Chase, MD

NoSQL Database Administrator
IBM, United States

Demand Generation Leader (Remote US)
DataStax, Santa Clara, CA

Database Administrator
PMG Global, Herndon, VA

Planner
Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, GA

QC Technician
Garden Highway, LLC., Sacramento, CA

CUSTOMER SERVICE LIAISON - CALL CENTER - GREENSBURG
Excela Health Corporate Services, Greensburg, PA

CUSTOMER SERVICE LIAISON - CALL CENTER - GREENSBURG - TEMPORARY
Excela Health Corporate Services, Greensburg, PA

Research Assistant/Researh Associate
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here