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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. VelocityDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2008198419952011
Current release7.2.4, September 2012InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.27, October 20217.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CC and C++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesBased on Windows Authentication

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