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DBMS > dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. PouchDB

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

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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 CassandraJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
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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
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtspouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikipouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupApache Software Foundation
Initial release1979201220142012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
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 DBMSnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnonono

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