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DBMS > BaseX vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Time Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#157  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.dolphindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.dolphindb.com/­helpfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDolphinDB, IncGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red Hat
Initial release2007201820122014
Current release9.6.4, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alerting
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writeryesyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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