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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeGraph DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score11.60
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.01
Rank#148  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201420122017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACID
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 rulesRole-based access control
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AlaSQLFirebase Realtime DatabaseTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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