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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Interbase vs. OpenEdge vs. Trafodion

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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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandApplication development environment with integrated database management systemTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#79  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.progress.com/­openedgetrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latesttrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAsthon TateEmbarcaderoProgress Software CorporationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1979198419842014
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 2017OpenEdge 11.7, March 20172.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++, Java
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)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 languageyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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