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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. KeyDB vs. MonetDB vs. OpenQM

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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.An ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#277  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
Score2.00
Rank#124  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.monetdb.orgwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.keydb.dev/­docs/­introwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAsthon TateEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.MonetDB BVMartin Phillips
Initial release1979201920041993
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Oct2020-SP1, November 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Luayes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tablesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
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 DBMSOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple password-based access control and ACLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
dBASEKeyDBMonetDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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