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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. GridDB vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#204  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comgriddb.netwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAsthon TateToshiba CorporationMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197920132016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20164.2, June 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 DBMSACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBdBASEGridDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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