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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. PouchDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
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Score3.61
Rank#92  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score16.26
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score3.47
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasepouchdb.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201420122012
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'View functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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