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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. HarperDB vs. ObjectBox vs. Yanza

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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.A distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.95
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.52
Rank#229  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#194  Overall
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseharperdb.ioobjectbox.ioyanza.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014HarperDBObjectBox LimitedYanza
Initial release2012201720172015
Current release2.3.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Proprietary native APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nonono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes
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 rulesAccess rights for users and rolesyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHarperDBObjectBoxYanza
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,300 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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