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DBMS > Firebird vs. Quasardb vs. Valentina Server vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Quasardb vs. Valentina Server vs. VelocityDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseObject-relational database and reports serverA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score25.01
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#269  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#331  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgquasardb.netwww.valentina-db.netvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdoc.quasar.ai/­mastervalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperFirebird FoundationquasardbParadigma SoftwareVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200919992011
Current release4.0.2, August 20223.13.3, April 20225.7.57.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APIODBC.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnoyesno
TriggersyesnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
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 persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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