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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Realm

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.89
Rank#186  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score7.43
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.58
Rank#47  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorerealm.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorerealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20172014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yes
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLGoogle Cloud FirestoreRealm
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesThe world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . Paper published in VLDB 2019: AnalyticDB:...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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