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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLDistributed Date Store based on LuceneCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#371  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#189  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score20.13
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netcrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationcrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.CrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620132012
Current release2.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardrights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rules
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AgensGraphCrateDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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