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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. PostgreSQL vs. Quasardb

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.43
Rank#160  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score645.05
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.postgresql.orgquasar.ai
Technical documentationdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9www.postgresql.org/­docsdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerquasardb
Initial release19911989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2009
Current release5.716.2, February 20243.14.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyes infointeger and binary
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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