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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataFully managed big data interactive analytics platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#97  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorer
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdoc.machbase.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperFirebird FoundationMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20132019
Current release3.0.5, January 2020V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoYes. Languages: KQL, Python, R
TriggersyesnoTable-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple password-based access controlAzure Active Directory Authentication
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FirebirdMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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