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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Ignite vs. Lovefield

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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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score15.43
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#248  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comignite.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release197920152014
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Apache Ignite 2.62.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
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
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
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)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)Using read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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