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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. dBASE vs. LokiJS

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLdBase 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.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.17
Rank#149  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score14.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#218  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.dbase.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAsthon Tate
Initial release201019792014
Current release8.1, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
dBase proprietary IDEJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.View functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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