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DBMS > Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score11.32
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#340  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#158  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggreenplum.orgwww.hawkular.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFirebird FoundationPivotal Software Inc.Community supported by Red HatHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2005201419942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release4.0.2, August 20226.7.1, April 20204.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaCC#
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.yes infosince Version 4.2nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesnonoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoRole based authorization

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