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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Firebird vs. Tibero

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score22.55
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualstechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Firebird FoundationTmaxSoft
Initial release20102000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2003
Current release3.0.5, January 20206, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++C and Assembler
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPSQLPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes 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.nono infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)

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