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|Description||Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS|
|Initial release||2000 As fork of Borland's InterBase|
|Current release||4.0.2, August 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Initial Developer's Public License|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
server-less Firebird Embedded Server
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||PSQL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes Features a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept|
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