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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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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.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 KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablensdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAsthon TateGoogleSimer Plaha
Initial release1979201520172018
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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 indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedno
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
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonono
Triggersnonono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 operationsnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
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)no

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