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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Memcached

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.56
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score24.12
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperFirebird FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2003
Current release4.0.1, December 20211.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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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
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
Triggersyesno
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 infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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