DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebird vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Nebula Graph

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA multi-model DBMS and application serverA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeGraph 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
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.08
Rank#171  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.intersystems.comdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperFirebird FoundationInterSystemsMicrosoftVesoft Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase199720122019
Current release4.0.1, December 20212018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeStrong 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes 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 SQLyesyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Causal 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 integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
FirebirdInterSystems CachéMicrosoft Azure Table StorageNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
» more
Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
» more
Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
» more
Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
» more
Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FirebirdInterSystems CachéMicrosoft Azure Table StorageNebula Graph
Recent citations in the news

How to deploy the Adminer database admin tool on Ubuntu Server 22.04
11 August 2022, TechRepublic

Database Software Market Size and Share 2022,Global Industry Analysis by Trends, Future Demands, Emerging Technologies, Demand by Regions, Types and Analysis of Key Players- Research Forecasts To 2026
28 July 2022, Digital Journal

Nashville area Class 4A high school football preview, hot takes, top games for 2022
11 August 2022, Tennessean

How to set up a MySQL database in Linux
25 April 2022, TechTarget

Colonial winner of Charles Schwab Challenge to win restored 1979 Pontiac Firebird
10 May 2022, Golf News Net

provided by Google News

InterSystems
22 July 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Halfaker and Associates, LLC | U.S.
2 February 2022, Government Accountability Office

AWS, GCP, Oracle, Azure, SAP lead cloud DBMS market: Gartner
15 February 2022, CRN Australia

Multivalue Database Listing
22 December 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

How to write data to Azure Table Store with an Azure Function
14 April 2017, Experts Exchange

What is Microsoft Azure and How it works, Azure Cloud Services, Demystifying Cloud Series by Satyen Kumar
10 July 2022, satyenkumar.medium.com

Microsoft Announces Azure Chaos Studio in Public Preview
10 November 2021, InfoQ.com

Understanding Azure Storage: Storage Types and Redundancy
17 March 2017, Petri.com

provided by Google News

Nebula Graph Takes Another Step to Lead Global Graph Database Market With the Release of V3.0.0
18 February 2022, MarTech Series

Third Time Is The Charm For Nebula Graph Database
19 January 2021, The Next Platform

The World's Most Capable Graph Database, Nebula Graph™, Debuts for Unmatched Big Data Analytics Discovery
29 June 2020, PR Web

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing
30 October 2021, VentureBeat

Graph Database Startup Vesoft Seeks Funds at $1 Billion Value
5 July 2021, Bloomberg

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Support Engineer - Mining
Canary Systems, Inc., Tucson, AZ

Mining Support Engineer - Nevada
Canary Systems, Inc., Elko, NV

Data Scientist
Factory Motor Parts, Eagan, MN

Data Engineer
Factory Motor Parts, Eagan, MN

Data Scientist
Factory Motor Parts Company, Eagan, MN

INTERSYSTEMS CACHE DEVELOPER
Dynamic Interactive Business Systems, Chicago, IL

Intersystems Cache ObjectScript Developer
Career Soft Solutions, Providence, RI

Senior Ensemble Administrator -69666
NYC Health + Hospitals, Remote

Intersystems Caché or IRIS developer
iTeckSoft Inc. (End client - health care company), Remote

Caché developer
iTeckSoft Inc. (End client - health care company), Remote

Backend Engineer
Caption Health, Remote

Senior Data Engineer (Walgreens Health) - Remote
WALGREENS, Chicago, IL

Azure Cloud Architect
Anika Systems, Remote

Developer Lead
Caption Health, Remote

Web Developer - Back End
Brunswick Bowling Products, Muskegon, MI

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Present your product here