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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS vs. Memgraph

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. LokiJS vs. Memgraph

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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 DBMSA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
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Score19.02
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSmemgraph.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Memgraph Ltd
Initial release201220142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'View functions in JavaScript
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoUsers, roles and permissions
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseLokiJSMemgraph
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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