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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. GraphDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  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.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.00
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.97
Rank#153  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Ontotext
Initial release20122000
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'Java Server Plugin
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
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
Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checking
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual,...
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News

AI, the Power of Knowledge and the Future Ahead: An Interview with Head of Ontotext’s R&I Milena Yankova
5 April 2019

Semantic Technology and the Way We See the World
15 March 2019

Telling Stories with an RDF Database
22 February 2019

Scientific Literature Monitoring for Drug Safety Signals
8 February 2019

Ontotext Platform: A Global View Across Knowledge Graphs and Content Annotations
25 January 2019

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Firebase Realtime DatabaseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
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12 October 2018, Appinventiv

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16 January 2019, TechTarget

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

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1 April 2019, SiliconANGLE News

Firebase for Startups: A Must-Have or Non-Essential
23 January 2019, Appinventiv

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10 April 2019, PRNewswire

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11 February 2019, PRNewswire

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9 October 2018, PR Newswire

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19 September 2018, The Next Platform

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19 May 2017, ZDNet

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