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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  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.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.36
Rank#310  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score78.75
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasemachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release201220132010
Current releaseV6.5, August 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hosted
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noTransact SQL
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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