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DBMS > dBASE vs. FileMaker vs. Hive vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. FileMaker vs. Hive vs. TerarkDB

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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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerhive.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAsthon TateFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookTerark
Initial release1979198320122016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201919.3.1, June 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
iOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEPHPC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
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 DBMSnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 rolessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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