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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. jBASE vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.17
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.jbase.comwww.mysql.compostgis.net
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationZumasysOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release1997199119952005
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20205.78.0.29, April 20223.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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