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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.85
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score19.01
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.24
Rank#311  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasemachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperAmazonGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Machbase
Initial release201220122013
Current releaseV6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdaCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes, based on authentication and database rulessimple password-based access control

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