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DBMS > Firebird vs. Google Search Appliance vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Google Search Appliance vs. TerarkDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.09
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualssupport.google.com/­gsagithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGoogleTerark
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20022016
Current release3.0.4, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 conceptUser authentication via various security protocolsno

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