DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hazelcast vs. Linter vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hazelcast vs. Linter vs. RDF4J

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridRDBMS for high security requirementsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.61
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasehazelcast.comlinter.ru/­enrdf4j.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hazelcastrelex.ru/­enSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012200819902004
Current release4.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHazelcastLinterRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
» more
Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
» more
Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
» more
Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Firebase Realtime DatabaseHazelcastLinterRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

10 Most Used Databases By Developers In 2020
25 August 2020, Analytics India Magazine

Introduction to the Firebase Database
9 March 2020, Database Journal

Over 4000 Android Apps Expose Users' Data via Misconfigured Firebase Databases
12 May 2020, Internet

Here are the 94 companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2020 Demo Day 2
25 August 2020, TechCrunch

Exposed Firebase databases hidden by Google search
2 December 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Hazelcast Adds SQL Support in Latest Upgrade -- ADTmag
17 September 2020, ADT Magazine

Hazelcast Advances Leadership, Lowers Barrier of Adoption to In-Memory Digital Integration Hubs
9 September 2020, PRNewswire

Stream Processing Is a Great Addition to Data Grid, Hazelcast Finds
14 September 2020, Datanami

Hazelcast Announces Updates to Its Managed Service Platform
26 August 2020, CIOReview

Real-time Analytics News Roundup for Week Ending September 12
13 September 2020, RTInsights

provided by Google News

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project
10 October 2019, JAXenter

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP
13 May 2019, InfoWorld

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PR Newswire UK

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.9 Boosts Semantic Similarity Search
10 April 2019, PR Newswire UK

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineering Intern
decormatters, Milpitas, CA

Application Developer
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Account Manager
empirical path, Atlanta, GA

Analytics Account Director
empirical path, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer
LTTS, Sunnyvale, CA

Java Developers
Nithya Information Systems, Ann Arbor, MI

Intranet Java Developer
Menard, Inc, Eau Claire, WI

Help Desk Specialist (Secret Cleared)
Gridiron IT, Shiloh, IL

Full Stack Developer
US Tech Systems Inc, Southlake, TX

Junior Systems Administrator (Secret Cleared)
Gridiron IT, Shiloh, IL

Semantic Data Discovery Developer - Scientific Computing
Mount Sinai, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here