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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. searchxml

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.99
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#313  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#17  Search engines
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014informationpartners gmbh
Initial release20122015
Current release1.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoon the application server
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 nodesyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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