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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.HarperDB takes the "stack" out of "tech stack" by combining an ultra-fast document-style data store, in-memory cache, real-time message broker, and your application components into a single distributed technology.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.52
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#242  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.harperdb.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.harperdb.io/­docs
DeveloperAsthon TateHarperDB
Initial release19792017
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20193.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesdynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data types
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Custom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnono
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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
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 LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles

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