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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. IRONdb

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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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperAsthon TateCirconus LLC.
Initial release19792017
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in Lua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno
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dBASEIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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