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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memgraph vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Memgraph vs. SWC-DB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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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
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgmemgraph.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMemgraph LtdAlex Kashirin
Initial release2012201420172020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
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 CassandraSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication using RAFT
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 graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers, roles and permissions
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsMemgraphSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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