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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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 RDBMSA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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
Score6.06
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1199.40
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Document stores
#15  Key-value stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle
Initial release2012198419952011
Current release21.2, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.31, October 202222.2, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
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
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Electable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
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.yesyesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and roles

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