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DBMS > Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Titan

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.03
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmltitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSpotifyGoogleSybase, SAPAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2014201119932012
Current release4.0, June 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnonoyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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