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DBMS > Firebird vs. HarperDB vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. HarperDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.50
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#325  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.harperdb.iowww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.harperdb.io/­docsvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFirebird FoundationHarperDBParadigma Software
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20171999
Current release5.0.0, January 20243.1, August 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Node.js
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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