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

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SpotifyPerconaSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2012201420152017
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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'noJavaScriptno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHeroicPercona Server for MongoDBWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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