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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. jBASE vs. SQream DB vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. jBASE vs. SQream DB vs. VelocityDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score18.76
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.90
Rank#145  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#227  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#333  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.jbase.comsqream.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.sqream.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014ZumasysSQream TechnologiesVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2012199120172011
Current release5.72022.1.6, December 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, ScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesuser defined functions in Pythonno
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelBased on Windows Authentication
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Firebase Realtime DatabasejBASESQream DBVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsSQream allows companies to get answers from its data and get new business-insights...
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Competitive advantagesScalability when processing bigger datasets. Faster business insights, with more...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision-making,...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG-U+, AIS , ACL Mobile, Pubmatic, Telkomsel, LG Electronics
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