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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. dBASE

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. dBASE

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score2.19
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperCognitectAsthon Tate
Initial release201620121979
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 development
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and roles

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