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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 datasetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score16.92
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score12.46
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#345  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orgwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.kinetica.com/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Community supported by Red HatKinetica
Initial release20122005201420122014
Current release6.7.1, April 20206.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC, C++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 4.2nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
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 configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno

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