DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. GridDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. GridDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.34
Rank#147  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregriddb.net
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.griddb.net
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleGoogleToshiba Corporation
Initial release1979201520172013
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
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)
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesUsing Cloud DataflowConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
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 operationsyesACID at container level
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
dBASEGoogle Cloud BigtableGoogle Cloud FirestoreGridDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
» more
Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
» more
Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
» more
Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
» more
Market metricsGitHub trending repository
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
dBASEGoogle Cloud BigtableGoogle Cloud FirestoreGridDB
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

A malicious document could lead to RCE in Apache OpenOffice (CVE-2021-33035)
22 September 2021, Help Net Security

Apache OpenOffice can be hijacked by malicious documents, fix still in beta
20 September 2021, The Register

'RIP Dwain, good lad gone too soon' - Tributes to biker tragically killed in Oscott
6 September 2021, Birmingham Live

Prince William and Harry instantly recognisable in first day of school pictures
3 September 2021, My London

Malicious documents can hijack Apache OpenOffice
21 September 2021, TechRadar

provided by Google News

Bigtable vs Bigquery - A Quick Overview
9 September 2021, Analytics India Magazine

Google Cloud Opens New Canadian Cloud Region In Toronto
14 September 2021, CRN

Google Cloud hit by outage in new Melbourne, Australia, region
25 August 2021, DatacenterDynamics

Google Cloud launches Toronto region
17 September 2021, Channel Daily News

Google Cloud's new region in Toronto is now open
15 September 2021, Devdiscourse

provided by Google News

An easier way to Flutter? Custom functions improve visual code builder but devs may still be frustrated
22 September 2021, The Register

How to build a chat application with firebase in flutter?
31 August 2021, Appinventiv

Google Launches New Data Protection Offerings
21 September 2021, Data & Storage Asean

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Service Compromised! Who’s to Blame?
27 August 2021, Toolbox

Google launches Cloud Firestore, a new document database for app developers
3 October 2017, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Cassandra 4.0 finally out of the gates after being delayed for last-minute bug swat
27 July 2021, The Register

Snowflake targets Java and Scala devs, will soon slither after Pythonistas too
8 June 2021, The Register

Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2020
4 December 2019, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Quality Assurance Technician
Actalent, Sikeston, MO

Economic Development Specialist
City of Mesa, AZ, Mesa, AZ

Data Technician II-Full Time-VP Transplant Center-DHTS-Durham
Duke University, Durham, NC

ERP Systems Specialist (Remote)
Orchid, Michigan

Data Entry Specialist
U.S. Legal Support, Houston, TX

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, New York, NY

Land Sweet Job Work Remote Senior Data Engineer Will Sponsor H1 Visa
Recruiting for Good, New Jersey

Senior Machine Learning Engineer
Bounce Exchange, New York, NY

Senior Data Engineer
Publicis Sapient, Chicago, IL

Cloud Engineer
SageBeans, York, NY

Remote Front End Developer
OPSY, Remote

Senior Full Stack Developer
Ipsos North America, Chicago, IL

Data Engineer I
AbleTo, New York State

Senior Software Engineer | Workforce Management
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Senior Data Engineer
AbleTo, New York State

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here