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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSCloud 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.26
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score7.45
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAltibaseGoogle
Initial release19992017
Current release7.1, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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AltibaseGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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