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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. dBASE vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. Trafodion

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score18.37
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doctrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerAsthon TateEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20051979198419952014
Current release2.3.1, March 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18, October 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangCC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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