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DBMS > EJDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftmotionsGoogleGoogleSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122017201320141992
Current release2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageCGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-lesshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud FunctionsnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.simple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreInfluxDBLovefieldSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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