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DBMS > dBASE vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.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 environmentsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  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
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comprometheus.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseprometheus.io/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAsthon TateBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release19792015200920061992
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.1.0, April 20158.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoErlangC++
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlynoyesyes
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 infoImport of XML data possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
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
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noJavaScript and Erlangnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby Federationselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
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 DBMSnonoACID
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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