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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. GBase vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. GBase vs. Lovefield

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score18.02
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.07
Rank#170  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.gbase8a.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Google
Initial release20122014
Current releaseGBase 8a2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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