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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. PouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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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
Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guideshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software FoundationSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20161979200520121992
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
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 DBMSACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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