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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CrateDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed Date Store based on LucenedBase 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.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#190  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcrate.iowww.dbase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcrate.io/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperCrateAsthon TateGoogle
Initial release2016201319792017
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
dBase proprietary IDEGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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