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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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.Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score11.28
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.46
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Oracle
Initial release20122011
Current release18.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith 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
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users and roles
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Firebase Realtime DatabaseOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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