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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Interbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score13.64
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score4.08
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorefirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Embarcadero
Initial release201620121984
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nonono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
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 serviceInterbase Change Views
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 dataAtomic single-row operationsyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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