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DBMS > Interbase vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Spark SQL

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.34
Rank#51  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score16.70
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherespark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperEmbarcaderoSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release198419922014
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 201717, July 2015v2.4.4, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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