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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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 scaleCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
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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
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgmemgraph.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.memgraph.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMemgraph LtdScyllaDB
Initial release2012201420172015
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
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 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 infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes, Lua
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 RAFTselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infowith snapshot isolationno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.noyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers, roles and permissionsAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsMemgraphScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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