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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. MySQL vs. searchxml

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APINative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.46
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1268.35
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Suninformationpartners gmbh
Initial release198419952015
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20178.0.19, 20201.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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 integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginemultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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