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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Interbase vs. searchxml 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 BorlandDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#277  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.searchxml.net/­category/­productstrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAsthon TateEmbarcaderoinformationpartners gmbhApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1979198420152014
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016InterBase 2017, March 20171.02.3.0, 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++C++, Java
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsAll 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 infoon the application serverJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInterbase Change Viewsyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes, 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 integrityyesyesnoyes
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 DBMSACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
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-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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