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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Realm

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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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.19
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseorigodb.com/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAsthon TateHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release197919942009 infounder the name LiveDB2014
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Eventsyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelno
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 DBMSnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoRole based authorizationyes
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dBASEmSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDBRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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