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

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.97
Rank#51  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1059.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.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
DeveloperEmbarcaderoKineticaMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release1984201220121989
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20196.0SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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 languageuser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding 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 ViewsMaster-slave replicationyes 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 methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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