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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 columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.18
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#148  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAsthon TateMonetDB BV
Initial release19792004
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019Dec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
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
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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 DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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