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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Trafodion
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|Name||Firebird Xexclude from comparison||Trafodion Xexclude from comparison|
|Apache Trafodion has been retired in 2021. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.|
|Description||Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase||Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Developer||Firebird Foundation||Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP|
|Initial release||2000 As fork of Borland's InterBase||2014|
|Current release||4.0.3, July 2023||2.3.0, February 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Initial Developer's Public License||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C++, Java|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
server-less Firebird Embedded Server
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||C|
|All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||PSQL||Java Stored Procedures|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||yes, via HBase|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes via user defined functions and HBase|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes Features a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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