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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hypertable vs. Percona Server for MySQL

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.92
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score19.08
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperCognitectGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hypertable Inc.Percona
Initial release2012201220092008
Current release1.0.6362, January 20220.9.8.11, March 20168.0.28-20, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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