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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.56
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperEmbarcaderoOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release19841984
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20197.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Views
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 dataACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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