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NamedBASE
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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Additional database modelsKey-value store
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Score10.44
Rank#39  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperAsthon Tate
Initial release1979
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
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 DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles

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