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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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.A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#330  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperCrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014PerconaquasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release20132012201520092015
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20173.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhostedLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.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
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'JavaScriptnoJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integrationyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
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 strategyyesnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBFirebase Realtime DatabasePercona Server for MongoDBQuasardbRiak TS
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, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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