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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. OmniSci vs. OpenQM

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
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 high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com/­latestwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release197920161993
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016V43.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 DBMSnoACID
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-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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