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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWell established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Actian CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release20021974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1984
Current release4.011.0, April 2017InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneIngres ReplicatorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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