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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
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
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.63
Rank#191  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcrate.iowww.dbase.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcrate.io/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperCrateAsthon TateApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016201319792012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open SourcecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java 7 VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 infovia views
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.HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript 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 IDEJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.View functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual 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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesno
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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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