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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase Neo vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Machbase Neo vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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 BigDataMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score14.29
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#339  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score104.92
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasemachbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasemachbase.com/­dbmsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release201220131992
Current releaseV8.0, August 20231902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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 controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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