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DBMS > jBASE vs. Lovefield vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. Lovefield vs. PostGIS

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.71
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.jbase.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpostgis.net
Technical documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperZumasysGoogle
Initial release199120142005
Current release5.72.1.12, February 20173.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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