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DBMS > BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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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
Score22.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.iowww.dbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceAsthon TateMicrosoft
Initial release2015201319792016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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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
hosted
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
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 IDEC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Transact SQL
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes
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 tablesnoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
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
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesyes

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