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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Sphinx

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score14.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAsthon TateSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201619792001
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20163.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesno

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