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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. dBASE vs. Ignite

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score3.13
Rank#100  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score15.43
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperCognitectAsthon TateApache Software Foundation
Initial release201219792015
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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