DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare CrateDB and Firebase Realtime Database with MongoDB, InfluxDB and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed 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 modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.72
Rank#178  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score11.00
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitecrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperCrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release20132012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 VMhosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsMQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesErlang
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 proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
» more
Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
» more
Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
» more
Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
» more
Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CrateDBFirebase Realtime Database
Recent citations in the news

Crate.io Introduces IoT Data Platform for Discrete Manufacturing
6 March 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Releases Commercial Machine Data Platform
20 June 2018, LinuxInsider.com

Crate.io Accelerates Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing IIoT Initiatives on Azure with Microsoft Co-Sell Ready Status
13 December 2018, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Brings Power of Industrial SQL Time Series to Azure IoT Hub to Reduce IoT Systems Cost and Complexity
24 September 2018, Business Wire

Crate.io Launches Event Hub Connector to Move Data from Microsoft Azure IoT hub
24 September 2018, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Realtime vs Cloud Firestore: Which Firebase Database to go?
12 October 2018, Appinventiv

How unsecured Firebase databases put critical data at risk
16 January 2019, TechTarget

On the verge of Next '19, Google must double down on cloud applications
1 April 2019, SiliconANGLE News

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Firebase for Startups: A Must-Have or Non-Essential
23 January 2019, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
MAUTIC, Boston, MA

Tax Innovation - Data Engineer - Senior Associate
PwC, Dallas, TX

Assurance Innovation & Tech - Data Engineer
PwC, Tampa, FL

Assurance Innovation & Tech - Senior Data Engineer
PwC, Tampa, FL

Software Developer
Mackin Engineering Company, Pittsburgh, PA

Senior Database & Backend Engineer
Huck Adventures, Boulder, CO

Data Architect
CDK Global, Seattle, WA

Full Stack Developer (Mid), React, SQL
Computer Staff, Fort Worth, TX

PHP Developer
aware3, Remote, OR

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

New to the world of graph databases? Become an expert today with your copy of the Graph Databases for Beginners ebook.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Present your product here