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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. H2GIS vs. Lovefield vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseSpatial extension of H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.h2gis.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFirebird FoundationCNRSGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013201420122009
Current release4.0, June 20212.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJavaScriptJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safariserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaJavaScriptJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infobased on H2noView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyes infobased on H2noneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes infobased on H2nonono

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