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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Hypertable vs. RavenDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
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Score22.09
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperFirebird FoundationHypertable Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20092010
Current release3.0.4, October 20180.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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