DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. SiteWhere

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#328  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasesitewhere.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasesitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SiteWhere
Initial release201420122010
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesno
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
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesno
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 controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLFirebase Realtime DatabaseSiteWhere
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

Introduction to Apache Spark: Big Data Analytics Simplified
4 September 2018, Business 2 Community

provided by Google News

Learn How to Build Your Own iOS and Android Apps From Scratch
22 February 2020, mySanAntonio.com

Exposed Firebase databases hidden by Google search
2 December 2019, TechTarget

Compare Google Cloud Firestore and Firebase Realtime Database
9 August 2019, TechTarget

Mobile App Analytics Software Market 2020 Industry Key Players (Appsee, Mixpanel, Firebase (Google), Amplitude, Localytics, Keen, Crashlytics, AppLink.io, Flurry (Yahoo), Apsalar, HockeyApp (Microsoft), Adjust, Kochavap) and Forecast Report 2025
21 February 2020, Instant Tech News

AI workshop held at Ubunifu college
13 February 2020, CIO East Africa

provided by Google News

7 ways to make your IoT-connected Raspberry Pi smarter
13 June 2016, Network World

Startup Spotlight: CrowdLobby wants to give 'everyday people' more voice in government
17 June 2018, Richmond.com

Open Source Software List: The Ultimate List
21 January 2016, Datamation

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

PROFESSIONAL XAMARIN DEVELOPER
Edge One Solutions, Remote

BI Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Mountain View, CA

Data Engineer
Petuum, Sunnyvale, CA

Business Intelligence Analyst
CBS, New York, NY

Data Analyst/Developer
RPX, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandraâ„¢ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here