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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb vs. SiteWhere

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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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 simplicityM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score20.06
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasesitewhere.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.circonus.com/­irondbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperExasolGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Circonus LLC.SiteWhere
Initial release2000201220172010
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
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 nodeSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
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 nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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