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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Prometheus

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score10.85
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.32
Rank#80  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseprometheus.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release20122015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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 nodesyes infoby Federation
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
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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