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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Sadas Engine

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.73
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score13.64
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#373  Overall
#157  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.sadasengine.com/­en/­sadas-engine-download-free-trial-and-documentation/­#documentation
DeveloperCockroach LabsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201520122006
Current release24.1.0, May 20248.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFThorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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