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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Greenplum vs. PouchDB

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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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score11.93
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.compivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegpdb.docs.pivotal.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TatePivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release197920052012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20165.10.0, July 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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