DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. Yanza

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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/LinuxTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime 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
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score160.32
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2yanza.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBMYanza
Initial release20121983 infohost version2015
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Firebase Realtime DatabaseIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Yanza
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Supabase raises $80M Series B for its open source Firebase alternative
10 May 2022, TechCrunch

Google's Firebase app development platform gets updates and security boosts
11 May 2022, SiliconANGLE News

How to Upload Files to Firebase Storage Using React.js - MUO
14 May 2022, MakeUseOf

Misconfigured Firebase Databases Exposing Data in Mobile Apps
17 March 2022, Threatpost

How to Store, Update, Delete, and Retrieve Data From a Firebase Database Using Angular - MUO
29 March 2022, MakeUseOf

provided by Google News

Google Needs Another Database To Attack Oracle, DB2, And SQL Server Directly
16 May 2022, The Next Platform

IBM Launches Db2 13 for z/OS
18 April 2022, Database Trends and Applications

Database And Developer Enhancements In IBM i 7.5 And 7.4 TR6
9 May 2022, IT Jungle

IBM database updates address critical vulnerabilities in third-party XML parser
25 April 2022, The Daily Swig

Review: YugabyteDB does PostgreSQL proud
16 May 2022, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineer
Life.Church, Edmond, OK

Data Engineer II
Bamboo Consulting, Remote

Go Engineer
Signify Technology, Remote

Front End Engineer
Infinitus Systems Inc, San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Architect (Remote)
Huckleberry Labs, Remote

Database Developer- DB2
Morgan Stanley, Alpharetta, GA

Software Tester
North Carolina Department of Information Technology, Raleigh, NC

Overnight SQL Database Administrator
Xtivia Inc, Remote

Mainframe DB2 Database Management
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Jersey City, NJ

IBM Db2 Database Administrator
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), Downey, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here