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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. GridGain vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Virtuoso

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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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Graph DBMS
#3  Native XML DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#11  Search engines
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperAsthon TateGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)OpenLink Software
Initial release1979200719841998
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016GridGain 8.5.18.3, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
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
ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
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)yes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)Chain, star, and bi-directional replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes
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 DBMSACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Specific characteristicsVirtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosUsed for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersBroad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsLargest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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