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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. dBASE

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.53
Rank#137  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score13.82
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAsthon Tate
Initial release20071979
Current release9.5.2, May 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users and roles

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