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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. IBM Db2

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score172.60
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAsthon TateIBM
Initial release201619791983 infohost version
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 201612.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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