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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Lovefield vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFirebird FoundationGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201420122009
Current release4.0.1, December 20212.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptJavaScriptJava
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, Safariserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnonono

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