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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. dBASE vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.dBase 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 in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
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Score0.33
Rank#318  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score14.59
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.dbase.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaAsthon TateOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release19791994
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201918.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
dBase proprietary IDE.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno
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