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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. dBASE

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#331  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Asthon Tate
Initial release20151979
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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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
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 statementsno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE
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 methodsnono
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 roles

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