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DBMS > dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. JSqlDb vs. MariaDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. JSqlDb vs. MariaDB

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptiondBase 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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score100.70
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comjsqldb.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasemariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAsthon TateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKonrad von BackstromMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release1979200820182009
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20197.2.4, September 20120.8, December 201810.6.4, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nofunctions in JavaScriptyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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