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

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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.Widely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.12
Rank#275  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score11.28
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score124.63
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperSoftmotionsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220122000
Current release3.29.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsserver-lesshostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes infovia file-system locks
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 controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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