DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Cloud-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
Key-value store
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.47
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score16.96
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorafirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAmazonFatCloudGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201520122012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindowshosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia applicationslimited functionality with using 'rules'
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsyes, based on authentication and database rules

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon AuroraFatDBFirebase Realtime Database
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

AWS Announces the Next Version of Amazon Aurora Serverless, a New Capability that Makes it Easier to Migrate from SQL Server to Amazon Aurora, and an Open Source Project to Help More Organizations Leave SQL Server for PostgreSQL
1 December 2020, Business Wire

Babelfish for Amazon Aurora aims to ease the enterprise's path to open source
2 December 2020, SiliconANGLE News

AWS re:Invent Day 1: Top 5 announcements include machine learning, storage innovations, and container capabilities
1 December 2020, TechRepublic

Siemens Smart Infrastructure to move its SAP infrastructure to AWS
3 December 2020, Devdiscourse

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools
1 December 2020, Datanami

provided by Google News

Introduction to the Firebase Database
9 March 2020, Database Journal

Firebase: Google Cloud’s Evil Twin – Excerpt
7 October 2020, Security Boulevard

Botnets have been silently mass-scanning the internet for unsecured ENV files
21 November 2020, ZDNet

Over 4000 Android Apps Expose Users' Data via Misconfigured Firebase Databases
12 May 2020, Internet

Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database
11 March 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Specialized Sales, Database
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Minnesota

Director, Aurora Storage
Amazon Web Services, Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Sr. Software Development Manager - Aurora Storage
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

Partner Solutions Architect - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Head of Enterprise Data Platform & Capabilities * remote*
Guardian Life Insurance Company, New York, NY

Account Manager
empirical path, Atlanta, GA

Data & Insights Analyst
Hathway, San Luis Obispo, CA

Analytics Account Director
empirical path, Atlanta, GA

Product Manager, Global Forest Watch
World Resources Institute, Washington, DC

Node JS Architect
TCS, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here