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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. OmniSci vs. SiteWhere vs. Weaviate

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score13.50
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#342  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#301  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.comsitewhere.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latestsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0www.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.SiteWhereSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20161979201620102017
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V40.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++ and CUDAJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyespredefined schemeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP RESTGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infobased on HBaseSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
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 DBMSnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptOpenID Connect Discovery
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