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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. GreptimeDB vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. GreptimeDB vs. SpaceTime

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.An open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencySpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.64
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#351  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#392  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreptime.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greptime.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Greptime Inc.Mireo
Initial release201220222020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRustC++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Docker
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'Pythonno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesSimple rights management via user accountsyes
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseGreptimeDBSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsGreptimeDB is a SQL & Python-enabled timeseries database system built from scratch...
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Competitive advantages- Inherits advantages of Rust, such as excellent performance, memory safe, resource...
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Typical application scenariosFor IoT industries, GreptimeDB can seamless integrate with message queues and other...
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Key customersGreptime's clients span multiple sectors including IoT, connected vehicles, and energy...
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Market metricsGreptimeDB has garnered global recognition by topping GitHub trends following its...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGreptimeDB: open source, distributed, cloud-native TSDB; supports Hybrid Time-series...
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