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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. SQLite

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score16.26
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score125.43
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­c-treeacefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release197920122000
Current releaseV11.5, November 20173.33.0 (August 14, 2020), August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedserver-less
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++limited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes, based on authentication and database rulesno
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c-treeACEFirebase Realtime DatabaseSQLite
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom™s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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