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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memgraph vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memgraph vs. Realm

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgmemgraph.comrealm.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.memgraph.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMemgraph LtdRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012201420172014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infodynamic graph partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers, roles and permissionsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsMemgraphRealm
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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