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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. RDF4J vs. Trafodion

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRDF storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comrdf4j.orgtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docdocs.rdf4j.orgtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAsthon TateEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release19791984199520042014
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18, October 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++JavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
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 infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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