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DBMS > Interbase vs. Kingbase vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Kingbase vs. MySQL

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kingbase.com.cnwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperEmbarcaderoBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release198419991995
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V8.0, August 20218.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesStandard with numerous extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
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 languageuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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InterbaseKingbaseMySQL
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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