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Firebird vs RethinkDB: What are the differences?

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 RethinkDB? JSON. Scales to multiple machines with very little effort. Open source. RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

Firebird and RethinkDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.

Firebird and RethinkDB are both open source tools. RethinkDB with 22.4K GitHub stars and 1.74K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Firebird with 347 GitHub stars and 95 GitHub forks.

miDrive, Rove.me, and Lastbackend are some of the popular companies that use RethinkDB, whereas Firebird is used by IBSurgeon Ltd, KingHost, and Itasoft Software. RethinkDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 37 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Firebird, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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 RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.
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        What are some alternatives to Firebird and RethinkDB?
        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庐 SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
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        Decisions about Firebird and RethinkDB
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        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL
        MongoDB
        MongoDB
        RethinkDB
        RethinkDB

        We initially chose RethinkDB because of the schema-less document store features, and better durability resilience/story than MongoDB In the end, it didn't work out quite as we expected: there's plenty of scalability issues, it's near impossible to run analytical workloads and small community makes working with Rethink a challenge. We're in process of migrating all our workloads to PostgreSQL and hopefully, we will be able to decommission our RethinkDB deployment soon.

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        free license

        How developers use Firebird and RethinkDB
        Avatar of Sine Wave Entertainment
        Sine Wave Entertainment uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        High-speed update-aware storage used in our region server infrastructure; provides a good middle layer for storage of rapidly modified information.

        Avatar of Runbook
        Runbook uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Main database, using it in multiple datacenters in an active-active configuration.

        Avatar of Tobe O
        Tobe O uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Angel includes support for multiple databases, out-of-the-box.

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        Mike MacCana uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        As a boring document oriented database with safe defaults.

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        Domraider uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Sharded and replicated storage, NoSQL with joins

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