DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Firebird vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebird vs. jBASE

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score19.97
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.54
Rank#118  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFirebird FoundationZumasys
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1991
Current release3.0.4, October 20185.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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

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

More resources
AlaSQLFirebirdjBASE
Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

DeskGap wants to be your go-to framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies
13 February 2019, JAXenter

International JavaScript Conference 2019: Early bird special
11 July 2019, JAXenter

SQLDelight 1.0 arrives with a complete rework
10 January 2019, JAXenter

QLBridge: A SQL runtime engine for Go
17 August 2018, JAXenter

provided by Google News

The Ultimate Open Source Database List Profiling 16 Software Tools
30 May 2019, Solutions Review

The Firebird Project's Firebird Relational Database
29 July 2016, Linux Journal

EF Core Database Providers
4 January 2019, InfoQ.com

Global Flying Bags Market 2019 Trends, Segmentation, Swot Analysis, Opportunities And Forecast To 2025
12 September 2019, Rapid News Network

Global Oil Boiler Market Research Report, Industry Status, Growth, Outlook, Overview and Forecast 2019-2025
11 September 2019, NewsStoner

provided by Google News

Zumasys, Inc
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Zumasys Acquires jBASE Database
5 January 2015, Business Wire

Vultar Releases JDBC Drivers for jBASE
3 April 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Application Support Specialist
KARL STORZ, Chicago, IL

Senior Enterprise Data Base Administrator
T.D. Williamson, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

Software Support Technician
Component Control Com Inc., San Diego, CA

Moorestown, NJ - Software Engineer Associate
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Mount Laurel, NJ

Moorestown, NJ - Software Engineering Intern
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Mount Laurel, NJ

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

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

Present your product here