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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Firebird vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Firebird vs. TerminusDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.00
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score21.06
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#323  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.firebirdsql.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Firebird FoundationDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2018
Current release5.0.0, January 202411.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'PSQLyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access control

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