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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic vs. Linter

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.43
Rank#31  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score6.96
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.33
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexlinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGoogleSpotifyrelex.ru/­en
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201720141990
Current release3.0.7, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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