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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Manticore Search vs. PouchDB

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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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.commanticoresearch.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
pouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAsthon TateManticore SoftwareApache Software Foundation
Initial release197920172012
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Proprietary protocolHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 rolesnono

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