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Serverless Database features

Compare the features of the Serverless Database to help you choose the right one for your needs.

FeatureFirebase Realtime DatabaseXata.io

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

Nodejs, Google Cloud, Scala

PostgreSQL, Apache Kafka, ElasticSearch

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

REST API

TypeScript SDK

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions

Cloud functions

Edge Caching, support for Edge environments

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP, OLAP

OLTP, OLAP

Data model

Databases store data in models, such as Relational, Columnar or Document based

Document based, NoSQL

Relational

CLI

Firebase CLI

@xata/cli

Languages, APIs

The languages supporting the database and API interface for inter-process communication

JavaScript, Swift, Kotlin, Java, C++, Objective-C

JavaScript, TypeScript SDK, Python SDK, REST API

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

JSON

JSON, MongoDB like query language (MQL)

ACID compliant

ACID is a set of properties of database transactions intended to guarantee data validity despite errors, power failures, and other mishaps

Self-hosting

Support for self-hosted Database instance
Doesn't have support
Doesn't have support

Backups

Requires custom solution via REST API

Security & Compliance Offerings

SOC2

Apart from App indexing
N/A

Multi-factor authentication

Support of the cloud-histed database for multi-factor authentication
N/A

Encryption

Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level

HTTPS, TLS

TLS

SSO

SAML-based SSO solution
N/A

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

Query log retention usually keeps lofs of operations for debugging and replication purposes
Document level history 30 days retention
N/A

Statistics

Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance

Web based monitoring tools

N/A

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

Region groups

Region Groups, group replication, PostgreSQL logical replication