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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. dBASE vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. dBASE vs. Postgres-XL

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBasedBase 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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.81
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score14.38
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon Tate
Initial release201419792014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019dBASE 2019, 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBCnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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 infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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