Database alternatives for Mobile (NoSql ) — glance to Realm and Couchbase Lite
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COUCHBASE MOBILE

Nearly every app I develop now requires it to be always available i.e. online & offline capability. It can even do Peer-2-Peer (device to device) sync which is mind blowing. I like how its 100% open source too.

FIREBASE

I’ve also tried Firebase powered by Google. Its fast ,easy and free , BUT so was Facebook’s Parse, which is shutting down at the end of 2016. So running a business critical app on it is not a good idea.

REALM

“Realm is an open source database”

Some parts are open source but the core part of Realm is proprietary.

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