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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  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 WhisperElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.08
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score6.56
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score22.60
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#118  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Chris DavisMicrosoftOracle
Initial release2012200620162007
Current release12c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noTransact SQLno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonoyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes, with selectable consistency level
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionally
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 rulesnoyesauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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