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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.03
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperApache Software FoundationEmbarcadero
Initial release19971984
Current release10.15.1.3, March 2019InterBase 2017, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
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.yesno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationInterbase 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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