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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. ObjectBox vs. SQream DB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobilea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelDocument storeObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score16.92
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.74
Rank#200  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#214  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseobjectbox.iosqream.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.objectbox.iodocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014ObjectBox LimitedSQream Technologies
Initial release201220172014
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nouser defined functions in Python
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseObjectBoxSQream DB
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