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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. eXtremeDB vs. Interbase

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMcObjectEmbarcadero
Initial release200820011984
Current release7.2.4, September 20128.2, November 2020InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby defining eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Interbase Change Views
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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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