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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Firebird vs. GeoSpock

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.63
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score20.50
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.firebirdsql.orggeospock.com
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGeoSpock
Initial release20182000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release1.0.0, June 20245.0.0, January 20242.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemsserver-lessAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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