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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. dBASE vs. SurrealDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  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 fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#329  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score9.70
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#190  Overall
#33  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.dbase.comsurrealdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasesurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon TateSurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201519792022
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageRust
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 schemeyesyesschema-free
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 statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEDeno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
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 nodesnonenone
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 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)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 rolesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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