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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. RocksDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.29
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#262  Overall
#40  Document stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaserocksdb.orgwww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperEmbarcaderoFacebook, Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19842013201320141987
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20197.3.1, June 20223.3.0, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyes
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 possiblenononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsnoneSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesDocument is locked during a transactionnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple password-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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