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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexTime 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.42
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#157  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.dolphindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.dolphindb.com/­helpfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperYandex LLCDolphinDB, IncGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620182012
Current releasev21.10.2.15-stable, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 datanoyesyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes, based on authentication and database rules

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