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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Splunk vs. TimescaleDB

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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.Analytics Platform for Big DataA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score9.52
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score92.92
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.comwww.splunk.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAsthon TateSplunk Inc.Timescale
Initial release197920032017
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate 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 DBMSno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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