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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Firebird vs. GeoSpock

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score21.06
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.firebirdsql.orggeospock.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFirebird FoundationGeoSpock
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20195.0.0, January 20242.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes
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 indexesyesyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic sharding
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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-tenancyUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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