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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. GridGain vs. Linter vs. Rockset

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteRDBMS for high security requirementsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#327  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.gridgain.comlinter.ru/­enrockset.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GridGain Systems, Inc.relex.ru/­enRockset
Initial release2012200719902019
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typing
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.noyesnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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