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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. GBase vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Tkrzw

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.58
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefielddbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGoogleMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201320142020
Current release4.0, June 2021GBase 8a2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 20170.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnonono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDByes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple rights management via user accountsnono
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FirebirdGBaseInfluxDBLovefieldTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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