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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score14.19
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release19792016
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20195.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
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 DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standard

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