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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.84
Rank#184  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score15.36
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.07
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAsthon TateCirconus LLC.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197920172016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019V0.10.20, January 2018V4
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 languagePythonC and C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in Luano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate 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 DBMSnono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBdBASEIRONdbOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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