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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Firebird vs. Transwarp Hippo

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp Hippo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseCloud-native distributed Vector DBMS that supports storage, retrieval, and management of massive vector-based datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSVector DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score21.06
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#392  Overall
#14  Vector DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.transwarp.cn/­en/­subproduct/­hippo
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFirebird Foundation
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2023
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20195.0.0, January 20241.0, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesVector, Numeric and String
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole based access control and fine grained access rights

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