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DBMS > Firebird vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TDengine

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#205  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSybase, SAPTaos Data
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase19932019
Current release4.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesno
Triggersyesyesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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FirebirdSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTDengine
Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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