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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
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Score0.26
Rank#241  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#212  Overall
#29  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score11.25
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfauna.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfauna.com/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFauna, Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620142012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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
RESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes, based on authentication and database rules
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBFaunaDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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