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DBMS > dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines 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.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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.56
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehazelcast.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleGoogleHazelcastAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release19792015201720082012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedhostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-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)
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesUsing Cloud Dataflowyesyes
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 or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
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 operationsyesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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.Role-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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