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DBMS > Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Realm vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Realm vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#361  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score14.38
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score10.11
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score5.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.dbase.comrealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaserealm.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperRackspaceAsthon TateRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2013197920141992
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranonenoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 DBMSACIDACID
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 infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BlueflooddBASERealmSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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