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DBMS > dBASE vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. TerminusDB

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score14.77
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAsthon TateExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1979200020042018
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201910.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources..Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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