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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Firebird

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Firebird

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score22.44
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFirebird Foundation
Initial release201420082000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.0.4, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPSQL
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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