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DBMS > EJDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#270  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score15.61
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.53
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websiteejdb.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperSoftmotionsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201220122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-lesshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesno
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'View functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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