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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. MonetDB vs. RocksDB

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA relational database management system that stores data in columnsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.monetdb.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperEmbarcaderoMonetDB BVFacebook, Inc.
Initial release198420042013
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019Oct2020-SP2, January 20216.26.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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InterbaseMonetDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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