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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functions
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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 controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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