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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SQLite

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Widely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score126.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2016197920172000
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20163.33.0 (August 14, 2020), August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 DBMSyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no

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