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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Firebird vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Firebird vs. Heroic

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score22.09
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSpotify
Initial release20162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2014
Current release3.0.4, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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