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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score56.67
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score11.74
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.filemaker.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201619832012
Current release17, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
PHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 dataACIDnoyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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