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DBMS > FatDB vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Oracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
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Score24.77
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score9.25
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score2.56
Rank#114  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperFatCloudFirebird FoundationGoogleOracle
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20172007
Current release4.0.1, December 202112c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC#C and C++Java
Server operating systemsWindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesnono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsPSQLyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyesconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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