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NameFirebird
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.98
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperFirebird Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release3.0.2, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQL
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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