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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. dBASE vs. MonetDB vs. OpenQM

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LucenedBase 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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.89
Rank#180  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#124  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.dbase.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperCrateAsthon TateMonetDB BVMartin Phillips
Initial release2013197920041993
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Oct2020-SP1, November 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
dBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tablesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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CrateDBdBASEMonetDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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