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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score24.83
Rank#31  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score13.61
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggreenplum.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.greenplum.orghazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperFirebird FoundationPivotal Software Inc.HazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2005200819951985
Current release4.0, June 20216.7.1, April 20204.2, March 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesoptional
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 4.2yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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