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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Hypertable

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Hypertable

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.24
Rank#157  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.org
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatHypertable Inc.
Initial release2018201220142009
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTC++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
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 infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes, based on authentication and database rulesnono

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