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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic vs. Riak KV

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.In-memory JavaScript DBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.02
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score9.60
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score5.59
Rank#66  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MarkLogic Corp.Basho Technologies
Initial release2012201420012009
Current release9.0, 20172.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'View functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseLokiJSMarkLogicRiak KV
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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