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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hypertable vs. SQream DB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoopa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
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Score18.34
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.58
Rank#223  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasesqream.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hypertable Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release201220092014
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.no
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nouser defined functions in Python
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseHypertableSQream DB
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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