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DBMS > BigObject vs. dBASE vs. RDFox

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. dBASE vs. RDFox

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  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.High performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engine
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score14.59
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#321  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
#16  RDF stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.dbase.comwww.oxfordsemantic.tech
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon TateOxford Semantic Technologies
Initial release201519792017
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20196.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
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
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonereplication via a shared file system
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setups
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
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 DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesRoles, resources, and access types

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