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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. SwayDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.34
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#354  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseswaydb.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Simer Plaha
Initial release200820122018
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.Callbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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