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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.41
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#64  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperFirebird FoundationChris Davis
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2006
Current release5.0.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++Python
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Unix
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
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 writersyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno

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