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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSCloud-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 DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#181  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAltibaseGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release19992012
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rules

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