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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.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.18
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score134.78
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAsthon TateElastic
Initial release19792010
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20198.6, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles

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