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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. dBASE vs. Heroic

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLdBase 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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.dbase.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAsthon TateSpotify
Initial release2016201019792014
Current release8.1, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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