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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#106  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197920152016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate 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 DBMSAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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 rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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