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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Memgraph vs. PouchDB

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

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
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Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#261  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasememgraph.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.memgraph.compouchdb.com/­guides
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookDiscordGitHub
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Memgraph LtdApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220172012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
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 nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infowith snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 rulesUsers, roles and permissionsno
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseMemgraphPouchDB
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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