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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.57
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAltibaseEmbarcadero
Initial release19991984
Current release7.1, July 2017InterBase 2017, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseInterbase
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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