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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. dBASE vs. STSdb

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#332  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score9.52
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#363  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.dbase.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon TateSTS Soft SC
Initial release201519792011
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
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
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesno
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..NET Client API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnonono
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 systemnone
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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesno

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