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Difference between Firebase and MongoDB

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1. Firebase : 
Firebase is developed by Google in 2012. It is a database to store and synchronize data in real-time. It is a Cloud-hosted real-time document store and gives the flexibility to access data from any device iOS, Android. JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data. 

2. MongoDB : 
MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented and nonrelational (NoSQL) database program and does not need the row and column format of data. It gives high performance and is dynamic in nature where we do not need to predefine a schema like in conventional RDBMS. It is an open-source document database, that stores the data in the form of key-value pairs. MongoDB is developed by MongoDB Inc. and initially released on 11 February 2009. It is written in C++, Go, JavaScript, Python languages. MongoDB offers high speed, high availability, and high scalability. 

Difference between Firebase and MongoDB : 


1. It was developed by Google in 2012. It was developed by MongoDB Inc. in 2009.
2. It support Objective C, Java and JavaScript as programming languages. It supports C, C#, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Lua, Python, R, Ruby as programming languages.
3. It is a commercial database. It is an open-source database.
4. Server operating systems for Firebase are hosted. Server operating systems for MongoDB are Solaris, Linux, OS X, Windows.
5. It does not support any replication methods. The replication method that MongoDB supports is Master-Slave Replication.
6. It does not support Map Reduce methods. It supports Map Reduce methods.
7. It does not support any partitioning method. It supports Sharding Partitioning method.
8. Android, iOS, JavaScript API, RESTful HTTP API are used as APIs and other access methods. Proprietary protocol using JSON are used as APIs and other access methods.
9. It is more suitable for small-scale applications. It is more suitable for large-scale applications.
10. It is not much secure. It provides more security than Firebase.


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Last Updated : 27 Jul, 2021
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