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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. dBASE vs. Transbase

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score0.08
Rank#324  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon TateTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201419791987
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019dBASE 2019, 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
dBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
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 DBMSyes
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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