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DBMS > Firebird vs. MySQL vs. Raima Database Manager vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. MySQL vs. Raima Database Manager vs. SQream DB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseWidely used open source RDBMSRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database servera GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.58
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.mysql.comraima.comsqream.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.raima.comdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperFirebird FoundationOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRaima Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase199519842014
Current release4.0, June 20218.0.27, October 202115, June 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++CC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioninghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
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