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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase 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-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score11.60
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201619792012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.limited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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