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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. KairosDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.79
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score14.29
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.62
Rank#239  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasekairosdb.github.io
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620122013
Current release1.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple password-based access control

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