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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. MemSQL

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.36
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.memsql.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoMemSQL Inc.
Initial release19842013
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20176.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standard
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InterbaseMemSQL
Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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