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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. JSqlDb vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Search engineWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#46  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.48
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasejsqldb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperEmbarcaderoKonrad von BackstromMicrosoftMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release19842018201520121989
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20170.8, December 2018V1SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 possiblenononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C#
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 JavaScriptnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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