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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Kdb vs. Machbase Neo

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Kdb vs. Machbase Neo

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase Neo 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.High performance Time Series DBMSTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.29
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score7.55
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#339  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasekx.commachbase.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasecode.kx.commachbase.com/­dbms
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMachbase
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032013
Current release3.6, May 2018V8.0, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageqC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functionsno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 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.yesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesrights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseKdbMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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