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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. VoltDB

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score11.28
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.81
Rank#114  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014VoltDB Inc.
Initial release20122010
Current release9.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'Java
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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