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NameFirebird
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score17.29
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperFirebird Foundation
Initial release2000 As fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release3.0.2, March 2017
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Initial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less Firebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC Jaybird
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript Node.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresPSQL
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone available via 3rd party products
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes Features a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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