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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Greenplum vs. LokiJS vs. Tarantool

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.In-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score16.34
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score12.28
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#205  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.63
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orgtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Mail.ru Group
Initial release2012200520142008
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesView functions in JavaScriptLua, C and SQL stored procedures
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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