DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Nebula Graph

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.37
Rank#258  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score157.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score7.79
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.10
Rank#169  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAlibabaElasticGoogleVesoft Inc.
Initial release2016201020172019
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop ConnectorUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Role-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreElasticsearchGoogle Cloud FirestoreNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
» more
Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
» more
Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
» more
Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
» more
Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
» more
News

Practicing Nebula Operator on Cloud
21 July 2021

BDD-Based Integration Testing Framework for Nebula Graph: Part II
15 July 2021

Understanding Subgraph in Nebula Graph 2.0
8 July 2021

Validating Import Performance of Nebula Importer
1 July 2021

Full-Text Indexing in Nebula Graph 2.0
25 June 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreElasticsearchGoogle Cloud FirestoreNebula Graph
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
21 May 2018, Datamation

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
5 December 2019, Wire19

An essential guide to the 2019 serverless ecosystem
23 July 2019, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

Amazon’s Elasticsearch fork OpenSearch hits prime time
13 July 2021, VentureBeat

AWS Elasticsearch fork exits beta, but legal battle rages on
14 July 2021, TechRadar

Elastic Introduces the Industry's First Free and Open Limitless XDR
3 August 2021, Business Wire

OpenSearch, the AWS-sponsored Elasticsearch fork, reaches 1.0 milestone
13 July 2021, The Register

How to deploy an Elasticsearch cluster on Ubuntu Server 20.04
15 July 2021, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Google Cloud Takes on AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, Snowflake in Databases
3 August 2021, Cloud Wars

Google Cloud Database GM Andi Gutmans | Cloud DB Report Podcast
2 August 2021, Cloud Wars

MongoDB Atlas Adds Serverless Option
30 July 2021, Motley Fool

MongoDB 5.0 is here, spotlighting productivity and extensibility
13 July 2021, ZDNet

Google launches Cloud Firestore, a new document database for app developers
3 October 2017, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Graph Database Startup Vesoft Seeks Funds at $1 Billion Value
5 July 2021, Bloomberg

Third Time Is The Charm For Nebula Graph Database
19 January 2021, The Next Platform

The future of graph database: vesoft unveils Nebula Graph 2.0 GA
24 March 2021, PR Web

Nebula Graph open sources Nebula Operator, embraces cloud native April 29, 2021Nebula Graph releases its
29 April 2021, PR Web

Nebula Graph™ Database Secures $10 Million VC Funding in New Round
15 December 2020, PR Web

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Front End Web Developer (PHP/MySQL)
Advanced Technologies Central, LLC, Los Angeles, CA

Elasticsearch Developer
Summit Racing Equipment, Tallmadge, OH

Senior C# / .NET Developer, Elasticsearch
TCGplayer, Colorado

Elasticsearch Architect
Mentor US Global LLC, Remote

Sr Infrastructure Engineer - Elasticsearch
Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, MT, NM, OK & TX, Chicago, IL

ID3D - Fullstack Developer
LavaMap, Remote

Front End Developer
NoCap, Remote

Data Engineer I
AbleTo, New York State

Experienced C# developer needed
The Kotter Group, Remote

Sr Software Engineer - Android
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Celebration, FL

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here