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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. Firebird vs. JSqlDb

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Firebird vs. JSqlDb

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is 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 InterBaseJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitives
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented 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.orgjsqldb.org (offline)
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFirebird FoundationKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2018
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20195.0.0, January 20240.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPSQLfunctions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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