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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hypertable vs. Tarantool

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 HadoopIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.84
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.92
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hypertable Inc.VK
Initial release201220092008
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noLua, C and SQL stored procedures
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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 integritynonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoAccess rights for users and roles

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