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DBMS > Firebird vs. Oracle vs. Rockset vs. SAP HANA vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Oracle vs. Rockset vs. SAP HANA vs. TempoIQ

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseWidely used RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score56.92
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.oracle.com/­databaserockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmltempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperFirebird FoundationOracleRocksetSAPTempoIQ
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1980201920102012
Current release4.0, June 202119c, February 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno infoalso available as a cloud based serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hostedAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyesyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportednono
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoSQLScript, Rno
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleyessimple authentication-based access control

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