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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. EJDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Linter

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.RDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#255  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#327  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comejdb.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaselinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperSoftmotionsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014relex.ru/­en
Initial release2010201220121990
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lesshostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nolimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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