DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. ObjectBox vs. Vertica vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. ObjectBox vs. Vertica vs. Yanza

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platformExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performanceTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.91
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.27
Rank#78  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#192  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score20.40
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerobjectbox.iowww.vertica.comyanza.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocs.objectbox.iowww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MicrosoftObjectBox LimitedVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardYanza
Initial release20122019201720052015
Current releasecloud service with continuous releasesVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platformno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tablesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyesyesno
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.no
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggersno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'Yes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rnoyesno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicynonoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.online/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoopno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAzure Active Directory Authenticationyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashno
More information provided by the system vendor
Firebase Realtime DatabaseMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerObjectBoxVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformYanza
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
» more
Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
» more
Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
» more
Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
» more
Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
» more
Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
» more
Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
» more
Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
» more
News

Flutter databases – sqflite, hive, ObjectBox, and Moor
3 February 2021

Firebase, Firebase alternatives – a look at data sync solutions
3 February 2021

ObjectBox Dart/Flutter v0.11 Database: Performance & Relations
2 February 2021

What is Data Synchronization + How to Keep Data in Sync
29 January 2021

Why Edge Computing is More Relevant in 2021 Than Ever
14 January 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Firebase Realtime DatabaseMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerObjectBoxVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformYanza
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Android Malware Introduced by Darknet Forum using Firebase -
15 April 2021, VENTS Magazine

Nhost is an open source Firebase rival backed by GitHub’s founders
22 April 2021, VentureBeat

This Swedish Open Source Firebase rival raises €2.5M; backers include GitHub's founders
23 April 2021, Silicon Canals

Firebase: Google Cloud’s Evil Twin – Excerpt
7 October 2020, Security Boulevard

Introduction to the Firebase Database
9 March 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Get Started with Accessing Azure Data Explorer using Apache Spark for Azure Synapse Analytics - Microsoft
8 April 2021, Channel 9

Azure Data Explorer gets new engine, numerous enhancements and Synapse integration
14 October 2020, ZDNet

AMD EPYC Processors Power Microsoft Azure Data Explorer, Offers Users 30 Percent Better Performance
15 October 2020, HPCwire

Azure Workbooks: Step-by-step guide to managing the basics
3 May 2021, TechGenix

AMD releases Azure Data Explorer PaaS solution
19 October 2020, IT Brief Australia

provided by Google News

“Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market SWOT Analysis 2025: Google Microsoft InterSystems DBase Cyebiz VelocityDB Paradigma Software Actian Viravis ObjectBox Objectivity Ignite Technologies Compose MIOsoft R&F Consulting” – SoccerNurds
4 May 2021, SoccerNurds

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market is Set to Experience a Revolutionary Growth | Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase – Clark County Blog
30 April 2021, Clark County Blog

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market (2020) to Witness Huge Growth by 2026 | Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB, and more – SoccerNurds
2 May 2021, SoccerNurds

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2021 Analysis By Growth Trends And Forecast 2028: Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, etc. – Clark County Blog
30 April 2021, Clark County Blog

provided by Google News

Database Management Software Market with Profiling Players HP (Vertica System), CA Technologies, Oracle Inc., Teradata, Embarcadero Technologies – The Courier
30 April 2021, The Courier

The 10 Best Data Modeling Courses and Online Training for 2021
7 April 2021, Solutions Review

Top Databases Supporting in-Database Machine Learning
1 May 2021, ELE Times

Vertica in Eon Mode Now Available for Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage
10 March 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS) Market 2021 Strategic Assessment – Microsoft, MarkLogic, IBM, SAP, Teradata, Oracle – The Courier
4 May 2021, The Courier

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Flutter app Developer
Life Science Publishing, Remote

Leader of Digital Monetization
Smith Micro Software, Pittsburgh, PA

Android Developer (Remote)
RiCOMA International Corporation, Remote

Software Developer Intern
VEKEND Technologies, Remote

Python Developer
Swan Software Solutions, Carmel, IN

Data Engineer- Turn10 Studios
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Data Analyst
Designit, Washington State

Principal Data Engineer
Microsoft, United States

AZURE CLOUD COLLABORATION CENTER MANAGER-WA
Compass Group, Redmond, WA

Sr SDE or .NET Developer(C# , Azure Service Fabric AND Angular)
Lenora systems, Redmond, WA

Marketing Data Analyst
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Database Consultant
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Data Analyst (Video)
Criteo, New York, NY

Data Analyst, Retail Media
Criteo, New York, NY

Data Analyst (Video)
Criteo, Ann Arbor, MI

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here