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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Geode vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Geode vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelEvent StoreKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#176  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score1.99
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score6.06
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1199.40
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comgeode.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.EmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2012200219841995
Current release21.2, February 20211.1, February 2017InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.31, October 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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