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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. dBASE vs. FatDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.dBase 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 .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
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Score7.19
Rank#57  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperCockroach LabsAsthon TateFatCloud
Initial release201519792012
Current release21.1.2, June 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBCnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources..NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
dBase proprietary IDEC#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infovia applications
Triggersnonoyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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