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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Kinetica

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score20.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#236  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.kinetica.com
DeveloperFirebird FoundationKinetica
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2012
Current release5.0.0, January 20247.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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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
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and roles on table level

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