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

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

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.88
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#279  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSybase, SAPParadigma Software
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase19931999
Current release4.0.2, August 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 writersyes
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 configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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