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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. MySQL vs. Oracle vs. Trafodion

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSWidely used RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.53
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1266.28
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­databasetrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasetrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracleApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1984199519802014
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18, October 201919c, February 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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