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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Infobright vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Nebula Graph

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA multi-model DBMS and application serverA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.94
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#175  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#171  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.intersystems.comdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperFirebird FoundationIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.InterSystemsVesoft Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200519972019
Current release4.0.1, December 20212018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
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 conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesRole-based access control
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FirebirdInfobrightInterSystems CachéNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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