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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#66  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#125  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comhsqldb.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197920012016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.5.2, June 2020V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Java, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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