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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Firebird vs. Galaxybase vs. Newts vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformTime Series DBMS based on CassandraA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.34
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score25.01
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#370  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score4.68
Rank#84  Overall
#16  Document stores
#15  Key-value stores
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.firebirdsql.orggalaxybase.comopennms.github.io/­newtswww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperFirebird FoundationChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司OpenNMS GroupOracle
Initial release20102000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201720142011
Current release8.1, December 20184.0.2, August 2022Nov 20, November 202122.2, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C and JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesStrong typed schemaschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesoptional
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
JavaC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.PSQLuser defined procedures and functionsnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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