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DBMS > Interbase vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.55
Rank#110  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperEmbarcaderoSymasMicrosoftOracle
Initial release1984201119892007
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20190.9.29, March 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201912c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
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 possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
CC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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