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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. FoundationDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. SpatiaLite

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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
Wide column store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.84
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAsthon TateFoundationDBScyllaDBAlessandro Furieri
Initial release1979201320152008
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20196.2.28, November 2020ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.in SQL-layer onlyyes, Luano
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynoyes
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 infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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 infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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