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DBMS > BaseX vs. dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Newts

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#358  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.dbase.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAsthon TateSoftmotionsOpenNMS Group
Initial release2007197920122014
Current release9.6.3, October 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
dBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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