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DBMS > Firebird vs. GeoSpock vs. GigaSpaces

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. GeoSpock vs. GigaSpaces

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented Transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score20.41
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#191  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggeospock.comwww.gigaspaces.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGeoSpockGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2000
Current release5.0.0, January 20242.0, September 201915.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, JavascriptJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-99 for query and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBCGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes, event driven architecture
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per tableRole-based access control

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