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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#386  Overall
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.snowflake.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Snowflake Computing Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release201220142012
Current release2.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functionsyes
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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