DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigObject vs. dBASE vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. dBASE vs. Realm

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score15.33
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score9.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.dbase.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaserealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon TateRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201519792014
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
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.
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
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 infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
BigObjectdBASERealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
» more
Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
» more
Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
» more
Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
» more
Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigObjectdBASERealm
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Modular Z80 Really Racks Up The Retrocomputer Cred
19 July 2022, Hackaday

Early Files: Louis Armstrong performs at the Melody Tent in 1962
16 August 2022, Barnstable Patriot

Microsoft Access 2016 Now Supports dBase Database Format
7 September 2016, Redmondmag.com

Your Most Important Marketing Weapon | by Ed Newman | Jul, 2022
14 July 2022, DataDrivenInvestor

Med+DBase Reviews, Demo & Pricing - 2022
4 February 2018, Software Advice

provided by Google News

MongoDB Cloud brings developers and edge together
10 June 2020, TechRadar

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Python Developer
Encore Theme, Ashburn, VA

Office Associate I (part-time)
St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD

Systems Administrator
Zenotis Technologies Inc, Remote

Python Developer
Wipro Limited, Ashburn, VA

MicroComputer Specialist (Tier 1 Support)
WSWHE BOCES, Wilton, NY

Android Software Engineer
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

iOS Tooling Engineer
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Present your product here