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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Faircom DB vs. Greenplum vs. mSQL

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.59
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#367  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
#154  Relational DBMS
Score10.94
Rank#46  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#173  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgreenplum.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaselearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperAsthon TateFairCom CorporationPivotal Software Inc.Hughes Technologies
Initial release1979197920051994
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019V12, November 20206.7.1, April 20204.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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 infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
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 DBMStunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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dBASEFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGreenplummSQL infoMini SQL
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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