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

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 DBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Multivalue DBMS
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
Score9.45
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#249  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.comwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMarkLogic Corp.Martin Phillips
Initial release20122014201420011993
Current release9.0, 20173.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTJavaScript APIJava 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 (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noView functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID
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.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnonoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsLokiJSMarkLogicOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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