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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#305  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score11.60
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201420172012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonolimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual 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 datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes, based on authentication and database rules

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