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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydBase 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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperCognitectAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20162012197920052012
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, ClojureJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesView functions in JavaScript
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
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 DBMSACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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