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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.10
Rank#31  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGoogle
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2014
Current release4.0, June 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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++JavaScript
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) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
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 query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
TriggersyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno

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