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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Greenplum vs. Sequoiadb

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.95
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score12.59
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#249  Overall
#37  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orgwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201220052013
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesJavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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