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DBMS > Interbase vs. JSqlDb vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. JSqlDb vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#46  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasejsqldb.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperEmbarcaderoKonrad von BackstromKineticaMicrosoft
Initial release1984201820121989
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20170.8, December 20186.0SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScriptC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagefunctions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsnoneMaster-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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