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

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 scaleDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational 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
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgmemgraph.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.memgraph.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMemgraph LtdVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2012201420172010
Current release10.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noJava
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 RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphsno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infowith snapshot isolationACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers, roles and permissionsUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsMemgraphVoltDB
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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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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