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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. dBASE vs. EJDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydBase 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.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.77
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.22
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comejdb.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCognitectAsthon TateSoftmotionsThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2012197920122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared library
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
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 DBMSnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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