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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. dBASE vs. NSDb

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasensdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperCognitectAsthon Tate
Initial release201219792017
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
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 peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 DBMSno
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)yesUsing Apache Lucene
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 development
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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