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DBMS > Cubrid vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL

System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score20.06
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.35
Rank#261  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
firebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GoogleHughes Technologies
Initial release2008201220141994
Current release11.0, January 20212.1.12, February 20174.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesnono

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