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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.11
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#237  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score3.28
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SpotifySybase, SAP
Initial release201220141993
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
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
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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 infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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