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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  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.Microsoft 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 storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.28
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score137.31
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasemsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Microsoft
Initial release20121992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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