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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Axibase vs. dBASE vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Axibase vs. dBASE vs. NSDb

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationdBase 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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#272  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.dbase.comnsdb.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasensdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAxibase CorporationAsthon Tate
Initial release2012201319792017
Current release1.19.0, June 202115585dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesnonoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC++Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and roles

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