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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score47.70
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score16.96
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperDGraph LabsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201719832012
Current release19, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoPHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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