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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2018201220141992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesnoACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes, based on authentication and database rulesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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