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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. OpenEdge

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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)Time Series DBMS based on CassandraApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#358  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupProgress Software Corporation
Initial release1979201220141984
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
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 DBMSnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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 rolesnonoUsers and groups

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