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DBMS > dBASE vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. WakandaDB

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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.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.WakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Wakanda SAS
Initial release197920122012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.limited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
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 DBMSyesACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes

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