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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. EventStoreDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Rockset

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSEvent StoreDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#263  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score16.91
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#218  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.eventstore.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaserockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdevelopers.eventstore.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAlibabaEvent Store LimitedGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Rockset
Initial release201220122019
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
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 controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBEventStoreDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseRockset
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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