DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > dBASE vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.88
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#110  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAsthon TateIBMSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release197920141992
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 201617, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources..NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.PL/SQL, SQL PLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
dBASEIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

5 ancient software programs we refuse to give up
31 July 2019, PCWorld

dBASE® 2019 – Optimized Edition now available for worldwide consumption - Press Release
6 August 2019, Digital Journal

Recovery Toolbox for DBF: Repair Corrupted FoxPro Databases
21 August 2019, Beebom

Win £2,500 - SMS Database Competition - Across the Global Network
22 August 2019, Classic FM

dBase, LLC. is excited to announce the NEW version of dBASE® 2019 Optimized Edition
19 July 2019, MENAFN.COM

provided by Google News

IBM Says 100+ of its Software Offerings Will Now Run on Any Cloud
1 August 2019, Computer Business Review

Pinnacle Holdings Upped Its Position in 3M (MMM) by $20.57 Million as Stock Declined; West Oak Capital Has Lifted Intl Business Machines (IBM) Holding by $438,933
22 August 2019, The NBO News

IBM brings its Db2 database into the modern AI-driven era
4 June 2019, SiliconANGLE News

RIP Netezza, IBM’s FPGA-powered data warehousing dream
3 July 2019, The Register

As Ibm (IBM) Shares Rose, Tocqueville Asset Management LP Raised Its Stake by $1.28 Million; Meritage Group LP Has Trimmed Its Moodys (MCO) Stake by $12.85 Million; Share Value Rose
18 August 2019, Stocks Beat

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

Data Management and the Internet of Things
3 November 2016, CloudTweaks News

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

HEDIS/QARR Analyst
AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN, Bronx, NY

Data Conversion Engineer
Covetrus, Lexington, KY

Variable Data Specialist
Curtis 1000 Inc., Duluth, GA

Production Operator
FarmerBros, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Production Operator
FarmerBros, Portland, OR

Software Developer IBM Fall Intership
IBM, San Jose, CA

Data Integration Tester III
Western & Southern Financial Group, Cincinnati, OH

Reports Developer
CGI Group, Inc., Sacramento, CA

Reports Developer
CGI Veterans Jobs, Sacramento, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here