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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Firebird vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Firebird vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Cloud 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 modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.gbase8a.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAmazonFirebird FoundationGoogle
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2017
Current release4.0, June 2021GBase 8a
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess 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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