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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. FatDB 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.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateFatCloudApache Software Foundation
Initial release197920122012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#JavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Windowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources..NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infovia applicationsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno

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