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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.55
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#205  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperFirebird FoundationMicrosoftPercona
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201419922015
Current release3.0.5, January 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsnonenoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles

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