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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Firebird

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.85
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score22.60
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFirebird Foundation
Initial release20182000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20224.0.2, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPSQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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