DB-EnginesInstaclustr banner English
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > dBASE

dBASE System Properties

Please select another system to compare it with dBASE.

Our visitors often compare dBASE with Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.72
Rank#38  Overall
#24  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 SQLno
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

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

3rd party products and services

We invite representatives of 3rd party vendors to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
dBASE
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Erlang Solutions: Handling spikes & loads in a new era of gaming
16 November 2017, SBC News

Mitchell, Audatex pledge to offer shops free BMS exports
1 November 2017, Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

How an English literature graduate built an advanced NLP engine: story of Priyadarshi Lahiri
7 November 2017, YourStory.com

Organizing Your Literature: Spreadsheet Style
25 October 2017, Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Microsoft Access 2016 Now Supports dBase Database Format ...
7 September 2016, Redmondmag.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Credentials Administrator II
Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA

COMPUTER FIELD SUPPORT TECH
Navy Exchange Service Command, Bethesda, MD

Direct Mail Programmer/Data Processor
Stolze Printing Company, Inc., Bridgeton, MO

DATA ENTRY CLERK II-PROVIDER ENROLLMENT
Duke University and Duke University Health System, Durham, NC

Human Resources Assistant
State University of New York, Cortland, Cortland, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

.NET & Linux,
try the next level in performance with RavenDB 4.0 where Speed meets ACID.
Free download.

Datastax logo

Datastax delivers Apache Cassandra as part of a database platform purpose built for IOT, Web and Mobile Apps. Download now.

Neo4j logo

Get your step-by-step guide comparing RDBMS to graph databases, including data models, query languages, and deployment strategies.

Present your product here