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DBMS > eXtremeDB vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperMcObjectEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release200119841995
Current release8.2, November 2020InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Interbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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eXtremeDBInterbaseMySQL
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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