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DBMS > Derby vs. jBASE vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. jBASE 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 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 middlewareSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.97
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.jbase.compostgis.net
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasepostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationZumasys
Initial release199719912005
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20205.73.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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