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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Firebird
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|Name||BaseX Xexclude from comparison||Firebird Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Light-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.||Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase|
|Primary database model||Native XML DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Developer||BaseX GmbH||Firebird Foundation|
|Initial release||2007||2000 As fork of Borland's InterBase|
|Current release||10.4, December 2022||4.0.2, August 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source BSD license||Open Source Initial Developer's Public License|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Java||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
server-less Firebird Embedded Server
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no XQuery supports types||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||Java API|
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||Actionscript|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||PSQL|
|Triggers||yes via events||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||Source-replica replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||multiple readers, single writer||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes Features a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levels||Users with fine-grained authorization concept|
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