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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score24.93
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperFirebird FoundationDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2018
Current release5.0.0, January 202411.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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 persistentyesyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access control

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