Firebird vs PostgreSQL: What are the differences?
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; PostgreSQL: A powerful, open source object-relational database system. 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.
Firebird and PostgreSQL belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
Firebird and PostgreSQL are both open source tools. It seems that PostgreSQL with 5.38K GitHub stars and 1.79K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Firebird with 346 GitHub stars and 94 GitHub forks.
reddit, Instacart, and StackShare are some of the popular companies that use PostgreSQL, whereas Firebird is used by IBSurgeon Ltd, KingHost, and Itasoft Software. PostgreSQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2701 company stacks & 2097 developers stacks; compared to Firebird, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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