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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 CouchDBColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.11
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score22.20
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guideswww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica/­9-3-x-documentation
DeveloperAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software FoundationVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20161979200520122005
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.3.x, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 viewsno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScriptC++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
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-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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BigchainDBdBASEGreenplumPouchDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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