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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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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.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#264  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release197920122014
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lesshosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nouser defined functions
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
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 DBMSnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rolesnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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