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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Database modelDocument store
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Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
Initial release2008
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes, details here
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no GQL, a SQL-like query language is supported
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
Supported programming languages.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresusing Google App Engine
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using Paxos
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes using Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration Strong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes via ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID Serializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlno

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