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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. mSQL

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#135  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperEmbarcaderoHughes Technologies
Initial release19841994
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20174.2, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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 SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesno
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlno
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-standardno

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