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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. ObjectBox vs. Yanza

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.95
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.67
Rank#128  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#194  Overall
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisobjectbox.ioyanza.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014InterSystemsObjectBox LimitedYanza
Initial release2012201820172015
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesnono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesnoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesyesyesno
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