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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Newts vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseopennms.github.io/­newtsprometheus.ioquasardb.net
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiprometheus.io/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014OpenNMS Groupquasardb
Initial release2012201420152009
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binary
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Java.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nonono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoby FederationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
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 infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnonoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseNewtsPrometheusQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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