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DBMS > BaseX vs. Interbase vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Interbase vs. ObjectBox

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score1.75
Rank#133  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#182  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperBaseX GmbHEmbarcaderoObjectBox Limited
Initial release200719842017
Current release9.6.3, October 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.no infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInterbase Change Viewsonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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