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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. OpenEdge

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

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.13
Rank#192  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score6.04
Rank#70  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1205.54
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.50
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunProgress Software Corporation
Initial release2012198419951984
Current release21.2, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.31, October 2022OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen 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 languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.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
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers and groups

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