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System Properties Comparison DataFS vs. dBASE

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NameDataFS  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.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.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.06
Rank#354  Overall
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score10.34
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websitenewdatabase.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xspwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperMobiland AGAsthon Tate
Initial release20181979
Current release1.1.263, October 2022dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsWindowsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersno, except callback-events from server when changes happenedno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesProprietary Sharding systemnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 controlWindows-ProfileAccess rights for users and roles

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