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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Kingbase vs. Oracle

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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 RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score1262.82
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kingbase.com.cnwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperEmbarcaderoBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Oracle
Initial release198419991980
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V8.0, August 202119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioning
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 infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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