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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CrateDB vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci vs. SiteWhere

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.65
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#342  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcrate.iowww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.comsitewhere.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcrate.io/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latestsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperCrateAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.SiteWhere
Initial release20162013197920162010
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java 7 VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyespredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyesno
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.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
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 IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
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 DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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BigchainDBCrateDBdBASEOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018SiteWhere
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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