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DBMS > BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Interbase

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Interbase

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandradBase 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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score6.06
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.iowww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceAsthon TateEmbarcadero
Initial release2015201319791984
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesyes
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 DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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