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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Interbase vs. TimesTen 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 BorlandIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmltrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1trafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAsthon TateEmbarcaderoOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1979198419982014
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 201711 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)2.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
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 SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
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 languagePL/SQLJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, 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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate 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 persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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