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is Firebase relational database?

No, Firebase is a non-relational database. It is a cloud-hosted NoSQL database that allows you to store and sync data in real-time. Firebase provides two types of databases: Realtime Database and Cloud Firestore.

Realtime Database is a traditional, non-relational database that stores data as a JSON tree. It is designed to be simple and flexible, allowing you to store and sync data in real-time across multiple clients and devices.

Cloud Firestore is a flexible, scalable NoSQL cloud database that stores and syncs data in real-time. It offers a more structured and powerful data model than Realtime Database, allowing you to store and retrieve data in a more organized and efficient way.

Both Realtime Database and Cloud Firestore are fully managed services that handle the heavy lifting of data storage and synchronization for you. They are designed to be easy to use and integrate with other Firebase services, such as Cloud Functions and Firebase Authentication.

In contrast, a relational database is a type of database that stores data in tables and uses relationships between tables to link data together. Relational databases are typically more structured and support advanced querying and data modeling capabilities, but can be more complex to set up and maintain than non-relational databases.


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