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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. RisingWave

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRisingWave  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.A distributed RDBMS for stream processing, wire-compatible with PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.87
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.57
Rank#240  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.risingwave.com/­database
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.risingwave.com/­docs/­current/­intro
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014RisingWave Labs
Initial release20122022
Current release1.2, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRust
Server operating systemshostedDocker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesStandard SQL-types and JSON
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 SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'UDFs in Python or Java
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers and Roles

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