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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score11.32
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#158  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggreenplum.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.greenplum.orgorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFirebird FoundationPivotal Software Inc.Hughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alAlex Kashirin
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200519942009 infounder the name LiveDB2020
Current release4.0.2, August 20226.7.1, April 20204.4, October 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC#C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesUser 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 4.2nono infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.NetC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesnoyesno
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorization

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