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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. GridGain vs. Linter vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteRDBMS for high security requirementsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#234  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#325  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.gridgain.comlinter.ru/­enrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GridGain Systems, Inc.relex.ru/­enThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20162012200719902009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.yesnoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions

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