CHALLENGES

Couchbase Mobile vs. Firebase for mobile development

Firebase lacks the scale and multi-model flexibility of Couchbase. It can’t support offline-first requirements, and its use cases are limited because it doesn’t offer search, analytics, or broad support for SQL.

FEATURES

Couchbase Mobile vs. Google Firebase

The superior scale, flexibility, and offline-first capabilities of Couchbase Mobile support larger and more-complex use cases than Firebase.

  • What’s included
  • Cloud database
  • Offline-first embedded database
  • Comprehensive data sync
  • Edge deployment topologies
  • Scalability
  • Multicloud/on premises
  • Query language
  • Search
  • Distributed ACID transactions
  • Couchbase Mobile
  • Multi-directional, filters, channels, custom conflict resolution
  • 20K writes/sec and scales linearly with nodes
  • Complex SQL
  • Firebase
  • Two-way only, no filters, simple conflict resolution
  • limited to 1M concurrent connections, 10K writes/sec
  • Simple “SQL-like”
CUSTOMERS

What customers are saying

  • “With Capella, millions of players are able to have a consistent experience without any disruptions. These capabilities are critical for us.”
    Lars Schmeller, Team Lead, Lotum
    800 million downloads worldwide
    10+ million monthly active users
  • “We need to have a robust supply chain as well as a good frontline sales application to be able to manage the orders and deliver products.”
    Madhav Mekala, Director of Mobile App Development, PepsiCo
    30K users
  • “Couchbase has engaged really well with us. We have been impressed with that, and it’s felt like a rapid move through the gears.”
    Gary O’Connor, CTO, Doddle
    <3 months of development
    100+ stores
  • “Our digital showroom concept completely reimagines the traditional buying approach and establishes a new fashion industry benchmark for B2B sales.”
    Daniel Grieder, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger
    66% reduction in buying trip duration
    80% cut in sample production