DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebird vs. JaguarDB vs. Milvus vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. JaguarDB vs. Milvus vs. MongoDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBasePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.00
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#333  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.46
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score489.64
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.datajaguar.commilvus.iowww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperFirebird FoundationDataJaguar, Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201520192009
Current release4.0.2, August 20222.9.4 September 20182.0, January 20226.0.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB Database: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB Database on a wide variety of cloud providers and On-Premises. Automate your management, scaling and backups through one centralized platform.
Implementation languageC and C++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric and Stringyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnonoJavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptrights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FirebirdJaguarDBMilvusMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
» more
MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
» more
The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
» more
Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
» more
Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
» more
ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
» more
200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
» more
MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» 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
3rd partiesNavicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Percona: Database problems? Not on your watch.
Databases run better with Percona.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

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

More resources
FirebirdJaguarDBMilvusMongoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

A guide to music metadata and token standards
1 September 2022, hypebot.com

Press Releases
28 September 2022, Silk Road Restaurant

🌱 Red Tail Ridge Hits Another Snag + Boulder Junction Phase 2 Debated
24 September 2022, Patch

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

Database Software Market : An Exclusive Study On Upcoming Trends And Growth Opportunities from 2022-2028
22 August 2022, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

Zilliz Vector Database Research Featured at VLDB 2022
30 September 2022, Datanami

Zilliz Pioneers Vector Database R&D, Shares New Findings at VLDB 2022
19 September 2022, insideBIGDATA

Zilliz, the startup behind the Milvus open source vector database for AI apps, raises $60M, relocates to SF
24 August 2022, TechCrunch

Frank Liu, Director of Operations at Zilliz - Interview Series
9 September 2022, Unite.AI

Zilliz Announces Key Contributions to Milvus 2.1, the Leading Open-Source Vector Database for Structured and Unstructured Data
3 August 2022, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Can MongoDB (MDB) make money from databases? | by Daniel G. Jennings | Sep, 2022
9 September 2022, DataDrivenInvestor

Why Is MongoDB Still Unprofitable?
2 September 2022, The Motley Fool

Box and MongoDB CEOs Chat About Software and the Future of Work
14 September 2022, InformationWeek

MongoDB Inc: Major Drivers
28 September 2022, Smartkarma

Apollo GraphQL, MongoDB Partner to Create the Modern Stack for App Developers
31 August 2022, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer-Entry Level
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Mount Laurel, NJ

Software Support Engineer (Open to Remote)
Simpson Strong-Tie, Lafayette, IN

Data Scientist
Factory Motor Parts, Eagan, MN

Data Engineer
Factory Motor Parts, Eagan, MN

DevSecOps Software Engineer- Early Career
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Mount Laurel, NJ

Developer Advocate
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer, High Performance Computing
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Head of Developer Relations
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Staff Software Engineer, Distributed System
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Head of Marketing
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

General Apply
Bevy, San Francisco, CA

MongoDB Engineer
Norwin LLC, Remote

JavaScript, Nodejs, NoSQL, MongoDB developer
A2ZRETURNVALUES inc, Irvine, CA

Wellness Platform Startup Growing P/T Team
Wholosophy Corporation, Remote

Database Engineer/MongoDB
Zodiac Solutions, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

The definitive guide for Cassandra

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

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

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here