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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. VelocityDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  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/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)A fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score157.23
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#143  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#205  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comvelocitydb.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBMZumasysVelocityDB IncVictoriaMetrics
Initial release20121983 infohost version199120112018
Current release12.1, October 20165.77.xv1.77, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#Go
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Any that supports .NETFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
.NetGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesyesnono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelBased on Windows Authentication
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASEVelocityDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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