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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. Ignite vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumignite.apache.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation
Initial release20161979200520152012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 2018Apache Ignite 2.67.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++, Java, .NetJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)View functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationyes (replicated cache)Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
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 DBMSACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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