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

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.Open-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.29
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#379  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Score8.42
Rank#47  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red Hat
Initial release201220142015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoby Federation
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
none
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnono

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