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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. GeoSpock vs. TDSQL for MySQL

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  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 scaleA high-performance distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.41
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#204  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggeospock.comwww.tencentcloud.com/­products/­dcdb
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.tencentcloud.com/­document/­product/­1042
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGeoSpockTencent
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013
Current release5.0.0, January 20242.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per tableUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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