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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Rockset vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
firebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaserockset.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.rockset.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014RocksetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008201220192001
Current release11.0, January 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingno
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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