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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. LokiJS vs. Machbase vs. MarkLogic

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. LokiJS vs. Machbase vs. MarkLogic

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  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.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.In-memory JavaScript DBMSTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.23
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#307  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score9.45
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.machbase.comwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSendoc.machbase.comdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMachbaseMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release20122014201420132001
Current releaseV4.09.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTJavaScript APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.noyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnonosimple password-based access controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsLokiJSMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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