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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memcached

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.02
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#332  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201220142003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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