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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score11.74
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score170.77
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBM
Initial release20121983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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IDUG Db2 Tech Conference Europe 2019
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