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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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 GPUsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#125  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#335  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.comwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.informationpartners gmbh
Initial release2016197920162015
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019V41.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes infoon the application server
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 DBMSnomultiple readers, single writer
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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