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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. H2 vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. H2 vs. Ingres

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Well established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score18.48
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score5.84
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.h2database.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Thomas MuellerActian Corporation
Initial release201220051974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release2.1.210, January 202211.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseIngres Replicator
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCC
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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