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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. STSdb

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.01
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014STS Soft SC
Initial release20122011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
Java
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 nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
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 datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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