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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. RavenDB vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. RavenDB vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document 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 DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score19.02
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseravendb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperCrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hibernating RhinosBasho Technologies
Initial release2013201220102015
Current release5.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query language (RQL)no
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
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP 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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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'yesJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono 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 strategyyesACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 controlrights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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CrateDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseRavenDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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