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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. InfluxDB vs. Machbase

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.13
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Machbase
Initial release201220132013
Current release2.4, August 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor
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
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 persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseInfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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