DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebird vs. GridDB vs. Linter

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. GridDB vs. Linter

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggriddb.netlinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.griddb.net
DeveloperFirebird FoundationToshiba Corporationrelex.ru/­en
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20131990
Current release4.0.1, December 20214.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
FirebirdGridDBLinter
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
» more
Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
» more
Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
» more
Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
» more
Market metricsGitHub trending repository
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FirebirdGridDBLinter
Recent citations in the news

'Firebird' Review: Peeter Rebane's Gay Cold War Romance Feels All Too Routine
26 April 2022, The Playlist

Enterprise Database Software Market In-Depth Analysis including key players Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, SolarWinds, Airtable – SMU Daily Mustang
13 May 2022, SMU Daily Mustang

A Huge Update of Delphi DAC with RAD Studio 11.1 Alexandria, Lazarus 2.2.0, macOS Monterey, and Windows 11 Support
20 April 2022, openPR

3 Ways to Install DBeaver on Debian 11 Bullseye
26 February 2022, Linux Shout

Top 15 Databases to Use in 2022 and Beyond
19 April 2022, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Mining II
Factory Motor Parts Company, Eagan, MN

Software Engineer Associate-Entry Level
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Mount Laurel, NJ

Data Mining I
Factory Motor Parts, Eagan, MN

Junior Data Integration Specialist
Paradyme Management, Clarksburg, WV

Manager, Sponsorship Fulfillment & Activation - Coachella Valley Firebirds (Palm Desert, CA)
Oak View Group, Palm Desert, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here