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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. MonetDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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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.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAsthon TateMonetDB BVSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release197920041992
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016Apr2019, April 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in SQL, C, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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dBASEMonetDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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SQL:2003 merge statements now supported in MonetDB
8 March 2019

Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

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