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DBMS > Firebird vs. HyperSQL vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. HyperSQL vs. Milvus

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orghsqldb.orgmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperFirebird Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20012019
Current release4.0, June 20212.6.1, October 20211.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLJava, SQLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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