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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Cloudant vs. dBASE

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Cloudant vs. dBASE

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBdBase 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.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcloudant.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.cloudant.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Asthon Tate
Initial release201620101979
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles

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