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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NamedBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
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Score14.79
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.67
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dbase.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAsthon TateFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release19792013199220032011
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20166.5.2, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
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 DBMSyesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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