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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sadas Engine

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 WhisperMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegraphite.readthedocs.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Chris DavisMicrosoftSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2012200619922006
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20198.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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