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System Properties Comparison etcd vs. Firebird vs. Memcached

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.88
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.firebirdsql.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.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 release3.4, August 20194.0.1, December 20211.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
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 proceduresnoPSQLno
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.none infoavailable via 3rd party productsnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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