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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.00
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.12
Rank#79  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Chris Davis
Initial release20122006
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
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 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
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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