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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Greenplum vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Kinetica

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasets
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score16.91
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score12.75
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#190  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orgwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Community supported by Red HatKinetica
Initial release2012200520142012
Current release6.7.1, April 20206.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesnouser defined functions
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles on table level

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