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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comhazelcast.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehazelcast.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateHazelcastApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016197920082012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20163.12.2, August 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infoReplicated MapMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual 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 DBMSone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlno
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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