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DBMS > Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Transwarp ArgoDB

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Transwarp ArgoDB

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp ArgoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerDistributed Analytical Database to replace Hadoop+MPP hybrid architecture
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.04
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score78.40
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#343  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­databasewww.transwarp.cn/­en/­product/­argodb
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.transwarp.cn/­#/­documents-support/­docs?category=ARGODB
DeveloperEmbarcaderoMicrosoftTranswarp
Initial release19842010
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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