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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. HarperDB vs. Valentina Server

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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.Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.70
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#325  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.harperdb.iowww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.harperdb.io/­docsvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAsthon TateHarperDBParadigma Software
Initial release197920171999
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20193.1, August 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Custom Functions infosince release 3.1yes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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