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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. MonetDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score11.00
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.94
Rank#112  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MonetDB BV
Initial release20122004
Current releaseAug2018-SP2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes, in SQL, C, R
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental status
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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News

Combined insert, updates and deletes with merge statements
8 March 2019

Updatable merge tables with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

IoT and streaming in MonetDB
26 July 2018

JIT C/C++ UDFs in MonetDB
23 May 2018

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