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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. InfinityDB vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  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 Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#304  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comboilerbay.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateBoiler Bay Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2016197920022012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20164.07.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen 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-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysno
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
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 infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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