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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. DataFS vs. Firebird

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonDataFS  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#362  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score21.06
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgnewdatabase.comwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xspwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMobiland AGFirebird Foundation
Initial release201420182000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20191.1.263, October 20225.0.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
WindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPSQL
Triggersnono, except callback-events from server when changes happenedyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingProprietary Sharding systemnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyWindows-ProfileUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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