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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemDistributed Date Store based on LuceneCloud-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 DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#227  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#16  Search engines
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitecachelot.iocrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperCrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201520132012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CrateDB Cloud: The operational database that enables data insights at scale. Available on Azure, AWS and Google Cloud.
Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
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 systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual 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 datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
Cachelot.ioCrateDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open-source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications. In those scenarios,...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data in order to monitor,...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain , ALPLA...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013. CrateDB was the winner of the...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB on-premises is open source and free to use under the Apache...
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