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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Rockset vs. STSdb vs. VoltDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.56
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#219  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score1.58
Rank#141  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.rockset.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFirebird FoundationRocksetSTS Soft SCVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201920112010
Current release4.0.1, December 20214.0.8, September 201511.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#Java, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedWindowsLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST.NET Client APIJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnonoJava
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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