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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. dBASE vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydBase 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.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.dbase.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAsthon TateOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201419791995
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20198.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptdBase proprietary IDEAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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