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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.51
Rank#32  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#339  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orglinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperFirebird Foundationrelex.ru/­en
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1990
Current release3.0.4, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
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 SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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