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What is Firebird? Relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platform. Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names, since 1981.

What is Memcached? High-performance, distributed memory object caching system. Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.

Firebird and Memcached can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.

Firebird and Memcached are both open source tools. Memcached with 8.99K GitHub stars and 2.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Firebird with 347 GitHub stars and 95 GitHub forks.

Facebook, Instagram, and Dropbox are some of the popular companies that use Memcached, whereas Firebird is used by IBSurgeon Ltd, KingHost, and Itasoft Software. Memcached has a broader approval, being mentioned in 755 company stacks & 267 developers stacks; compared to Firebird, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Firebird
Pros of Memcached
  • 3
    Free
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    Open-Source
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    Fast object cache
  • 128
    High-performance
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    Stable
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    Mature
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    Distributed caching system
  • 11
    Improved response time and throughput
  • 3
    Great for caching HTML
  • 2
    Putta

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Cons of Firebird
Cons of Memcached
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    Speed
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    Only caches simple types

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What is Firebird?

Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names, since 1981.

What is Memcached?

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.

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MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
MariaDB
Started by core members of the original MySQL team, MariaDB actively works with outside developers to deliver the most featureful, stable, and sanely licensed open SQL server in the industry. MariaDB is designed as a drop-in replacement of MySQL(R) with more features, new storage engines, fewer bugs, and better performance.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
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