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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. HyperSQL vs. Memcached

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.20
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score5.36
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dbase.comhsqldb.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAsthon TateDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release197920012003
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.7.0, July 20221.6.17, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Java, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 DBMSACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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