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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. OmniSci

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score22.09
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperFirebird FoundationMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2016
Current release3.0.4, October 2018V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
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 persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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