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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. MonetDB vs. OpenQM

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAsthon TateMonetDB BVMartin Phillips
Initial release2016197920041993
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016Jun2020-SP1, July 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tablesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBdBASEMonetDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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