DB-EnginesExtremeDB: hybrid in-memory and persistent storage based on a true IMDSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Interbase vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. SQLite

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Interbase and SQLite with Firebird, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.57
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score130.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperEmbarcaderoDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19842000
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20193.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InterbaseSQLite
DB-Engines blog posts

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Embarcadero Announces InterBase 2020, Flagship Database Management System Now with Tablespaces and Patented Change ViewsTM Technology
15 November 2019, Business Wire

Hidden risks with third-party software and how to mitigate those risks
27 November 2020, Security Magazine

AHQ (Unit) Islamabad wins interbase shooting c'ship
12 February 2020, Pakistan Observer

Embarcadero Introduces RAD Studio 10.3.3 with 64-bit Android App Development Capabilities and Enhanced Multi-Tier Support
21 November 2019, Business Wire

Baseball Lives: Monterey native’s fond memories of seasons in Italy
5 September 2020, Monterey Herald

provided by Google News

SQLite Extraction of Oracle Tables Tools, Methods and Pitfalls
20 July 2021, Linux Journal

SQLite Vulnerability May Be Putting Your Applications at Risk
8 July 2021, Security Boulevard

FAQ: On the Pegasus Project's Digital Forensics
18 July 2021, The Wire

Global Relational Databases Software Market 2020 Industry Chain Structure and Production Value by Players- Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, IBM, MariaDB, Informix, Teradata, SQLite, – Murphy's Hockey Law
23 July 2021, Murphy's Hockey Law

SQLite patches use-after-free bug that left apps open to code execution, denial-of-service exploits
16 February 2021, The Daily Swig

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Integration and Support Engineer
ZEISS Group, Dublin, CA

IT Systems Coordinator
Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa, Reno, NV

Software developer
InterBase Corporation, Yorba Linda, CA

Sr. Delphi Developer/Architect
Command Alkon, Remote

Implementation Support
Zelus Automation Platform, Remote

Jr. QA Analyst Trainee
SQA², Los Alamitos, CA

Front End Developer
Eurosoft, Inc., Cary, NC

Entry Level Back-End Developer
PCS Software, Inc, Houston, TX

Remote Junior Laravel and/or Vue.js Developer
Wright / Rago, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here