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DBMS > dBASE vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. NSDb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. NSDb vs. RDF4J

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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.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score14.77
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#170  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.gbase8a.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablensdb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecturerdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1979201520172004
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019GBase 8a
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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 indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)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 DBMSAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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