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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score20.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperFirebird FoundationHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2010
Current release5.0.0, January 20245.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAuthorization levels configured per client per database

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