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DBMS > Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 databaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score25.37
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score12.29
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#156  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#46  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggreenplum.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.greenplum.orgorigodb.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperFirebird FoundationPivotal Software Inc.Hughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200519942009 infounder the name LiveDB2018
Current release4.0.2, August 20226.7.1, April 20204.4, October 202110.1.4, August 2022
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#Prolog, Rust
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 schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
.NetJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorizationRole-based access control

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