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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. PouchDB vs. VoltDB

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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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.78
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.compouchdb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasepouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAsthon TateApache Software FoundationVoltDB Inc.
Initial release197920122010
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20167.1.1, June 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEJavaScriptC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.View functions in JavaScriptJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
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 infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 rolesnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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