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System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. Interbase

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score5.69
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperActian CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1984
Current release11.0, April 2017InterBase 2017, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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