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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Heroic vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Heroic vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score18.48
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#210  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SpotifyPercona
Initial release201220142015
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noJavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and roles

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