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NameDerby often called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score4.70
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derby
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release1997
Current release10.13.1.1, October 2016
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache version 2
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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