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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.01
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#241  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Circonus LLC.Percona
Initial release201220172015
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes, in LuaJavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoAccess rights for users and roles

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