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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. OrigoDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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.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.A fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.48
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score9.25
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#49  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreorigodb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoreorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GoogleRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201220172009 infounder the name LiveDB
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Role based authorization

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