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DBMS > dBASE vs. Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. MySQL

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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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comignite.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapacheignite.readme.io/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release1979201520021995
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Apache Ignite 2.64.08.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
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 infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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