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DBMS > Firebird vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.06
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score22.71
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qm
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperFirebird FoundationMicrosoftRocket Software, originally Martin Phillips
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20161993
Current release5.0.0, January 20243.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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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
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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