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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. EJDB vs. HBase vs. Newts vs. Transbase

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
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)Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS based on CassandraA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.33
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comejdb.orghbase.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOpenNMS GroupTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19792012200820141987
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.3.4, January 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
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 DBMSnoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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