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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Ingres

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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.Well established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score10.85
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score5.29
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Actian Corporation
Initial release20121974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release11.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
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 nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres Replicator
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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