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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.63
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#178  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgobjectbox.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperFirebird FoundationObjectBox Limited
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2017
Current release4.0.3, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
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 nodesSource-replica replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes
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