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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. PouchDB vs. Riak KV

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compouchdb.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software FoundationBasho Technologies
Initial release2016197920122009
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEJavaScriptC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.View functions in JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
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 DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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