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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. HBase vs. Newts vs. Transbase

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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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS based on CassandraA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score14.38
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score42.07
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#324  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comhbase.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOpenNMS GroupTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release1979200820141987
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.3.4, January 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
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 DBMSSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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