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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. FaunaDB vs. OmniSci

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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.Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comfauna.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefauna.com/­documentationdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAsthon TateFauna, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release197920142016
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMasterlessMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 DBMSACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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dBASEFaunaDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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