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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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 robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.76
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score14.54
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#122  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#135  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.jbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAsthon TateZumasysMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016197919912016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20195.75.5, January 2021
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 CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 DBMSACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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