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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google BigQuery vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score26.76
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigquerypouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016197920102012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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 indexesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functions infoin JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable 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 systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 DBMSno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
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 controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)no

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