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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.gridgain.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAsthon TateGridGain Systems, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197920072016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016GridGain 8.5.1V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .NetC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes (replicated cache)Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 DBMSACIDno
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 rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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