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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.53
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperExasolGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Circonus LLC.
Initial release200020122017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes, in Lua
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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