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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Oracle Rdb

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteCloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAsthon TateGridGain Systems, Inc.IBMOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release1979200720141984
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACIDyes, on a single node
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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