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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.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score14.07
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score17.99
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAsthon TateCloudera
Initial release19792013
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
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 rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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