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

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseSpatial extension of H2JavaScript 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 DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.h2gis.orgpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFirebird FoundationCNRSApache Software Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201320122009
Current release4.0.1, December 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJavaScriptJava
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)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
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
JavaJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infobased on H2View functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding 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 H2Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)no
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes infobased on H2nono

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