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

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
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
Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasejsqldb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperEmbarcaderoKonrad von BackstromMicrosoftMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release19842018201219891995
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20170.8, December 2018SQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 possiblenonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagefunctions in JavaScriptnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 integrityyesnonoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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