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

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesdBase 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 BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#316  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1267.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon TateEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2015197919841995
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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