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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. ObjectBox vs. Weaviate vs. Yanza

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning modelsTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeObject oriented DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score16.95
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#194  Overall
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#336  Overall
#18  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseobjectbox.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
yanza.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.objectbox.iowww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014ObjectBox LimitedSeMI Technologies B.V.Yanza
Initial release2012201720172015
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprisecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Go
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interfaceschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy referencesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
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
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nonono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 rulesyesOpenID Connect Discoveryno
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