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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. SQL.JS vs. Transbase

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  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)Time Series DBMS based on CassandraPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#170  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtssql.js.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikisql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19792012201420121987
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
JavaScript APIADO.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
JavaJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nononoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyesyes
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 DBMSnonoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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