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DBMS > dBASE vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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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 TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlprometheus.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseprometheus.io/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAsthon TateOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Basho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release19791984201520092006
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20197.4.1.1, 20212.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoErlangC++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
HP Open VMSLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlynoyes
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.nono infoImport of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby Federationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
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 DBMSyes, on a single nodenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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