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DBMS > Firebase Realtime Database vs. SpaceTime vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. SpaceTime vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.64
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#392  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#146  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.mireo.com/­spacetimewww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MireoAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201220202008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesyesno

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