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|Name||dBASE Xexclude from comparison||Infobright Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||dBase 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.||High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Developer||Asthon Tate||Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.|
|Current release||dBASE 2019, 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial The open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||DOS dBase Classic|
Windows dBase Pro
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||no Knowledge Grid Technology used instead|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||none The IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||dBase proprietary IDE||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no The IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||Source-replica replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no not for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users and roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard exploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities|
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