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DBMS > dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. TimescaleDB vs. WakandaDB

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

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.timescale.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.timescale.comdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperAsthon TateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTimescaleWakanda SAS
Initial release1979200820172012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20197.2.4, September 20122.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infonone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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