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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. PouchDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 CouchDBA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.compouchdb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasepouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software FoundationTimescale
Initial release2016197920122017
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.View functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
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
Master-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 DBMSnoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBdBASEPouchDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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