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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. Kdb+ vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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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
Score5.27
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumkx.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iocode.kx.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016197920052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20183.6, May 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonqJavaScript
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 indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
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 DBMSACIDnono
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-standardrights management via user accountsno
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BigchainDBdBASEGreenplumKdb+PouchDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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