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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Citus vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Linter

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.RDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#273  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#327  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaselinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014relex.ru/­en
Initial release2016201020121990
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.limited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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