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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBdBase 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 modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Asthon Tate
Initial release20101979
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles

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