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Difference between dBASE and MongoDB
  • Last Updated : 25 Jul, 2020

1. dBASE :
dBASE was one of the most successful database management systems for microcomputers. It was the first commercially successful database system for personal computers. It is used for creating and manipulating relational databases (RDBMS). DBASE uses procedural functions and commands similar to the BASIC language. It uses simple commands for data manipulation like USE, GO TOP, and more.

2. MongoDB :
MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented and a non relational (i.e., NoSQL) database program. It is an open-source document database, that stores the data in the form of key-value pairs. MongoDB is developed by MongoDB Inc. and initially released on 11 February 2009. It is written in C++, Go, JavaScript, Python languages. MongoDB offers high speed, high availability, and high scalability.



Difference between dBASE and MongoDB :

S.No. DBASE MONGODB
1. It is developed by Asthon Tate in 1979. It is developed by MongoDB Inc. in 2009.
2. It is a commercial software. It is an open source software.
3. Server operating systems for Dbase are DOS, Windows. Server operating systems for MongoDB are Solaris, Linux, OS X, Windows.
4. The Primary database model is Relational DBMS. The Primary database model is Document store.
5. It does not support APIs and other access methods. Proprietary protocol using JSON are used as APIs and other access methods.
6. It supports only programming languages like dBase proprietary IDE. It supports many programming languages like C, C#, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Lau, Python, R, Ruby, etc.
7. It does not support replication method. The replication method that MongoDB supports is Master Slave Replication.
8. It does not support ACID transaction.

ACID properties of transaction with snapshot isolation is used.

9. It does not support Map Reduce method. It support Map Reduce method.
10. It does not support Partitioning methods. It support Sharding Partitioning methods.

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