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DBMS > dBASE vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB vs. TerminusDB

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaserdf4j.org/­documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAsthon TateSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer PlahaDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1979200420182018
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201910.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEJava
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 DBMSACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 rolesnonoRole-based access control

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