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

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 databaseTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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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
Score2.60
Rank#104  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.compingcap.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMarkLogic Corp.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20122014201420012016
Current release9.0, 20175.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL92yes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noView functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 infocurrently only supported in syntax
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 Indexesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnonoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsLokiJSMarkLogicTiDB
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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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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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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