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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Cloud-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 modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score1.66
Rank#153  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score19.84
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasemachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperBaseX GmbHGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Machbase
Initial release200720122013
Current release10.3, October 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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 methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
Triggersyes infovia eventsCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 datamultiple readers, single writeryesno
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple password-based access control

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