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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  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.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score27.62
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-database
DeveloperAsthon TateMicrosoft
Initial release201619792010
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hosted
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.noyes
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
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Transact SQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
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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