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DBMS > dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. Memcached vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. Memcached vs. WakandaDB

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.memcached.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperAsthon TateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalWakanda SAS
Initial release1979200820032012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20197.2.4, September 20121.6.9, November 20202.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoyes
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 DBMSACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes

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