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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. RavenDB

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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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.97
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score3.79
Rank#72  Overall
#13  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 release3.0.4, October 20184.2, May 2019
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 methodsC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java 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#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
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 conceptAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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FirebirdRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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