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DBMS > Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RDFox

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RDFox

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandradBase 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.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engine
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score37.95
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#316  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.dbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.oxfordsemantic.tech
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperRackspaceAsthon TateMicrosoftOxford Semantic Technologies
Initial release2013197920142017
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20196.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.JavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicereplication via a shared file system
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setups
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 DBMSMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRoles, resources, and access types

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