DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Amazon DynamoDB and Google Cloud Firestore with MongoDB, Google Cloud Datastore and Redis.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudCloud 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
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.93
Rank#19  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.99
Rank#63  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAmazonGoogle
Initial release20122017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)Using 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 integritynono
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 regionyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsAmazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit millisecond...
» more
Competitive advantagesPERFORMANCE AT SCALE DynamoDB supports some of the world’s largest scale applications...
» more
Typical application scenariosServerless web applications Build powerful web applications that automatically scale...
» more
Key customersNike Digital migrated their large clusters of Cassandra to a fully managed Amazon...
» more
Market metricsAccording to DB-Engines' ranking , Amazon DynamoDB is the most popular fully managed...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsDynamoDB charges for reading, writing, and storing data in your DynamoDB tables,...
» more

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
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

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

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

DocumentDB vs. DynamoDB: Compare AWS NoSQL databases
26 April 2019, TechTarget

AWS DynamoDBMapper Supports DynamoDB API Calls, Simplifies User Code
29 April 2019, Toolbox

Set and track backup activity with the AWS Backup service
13 May 2019, TechTarget

DynamoDB pricing option makes it a go-to for serverless apps
11 December 2018, TechTarget

AWS DynamoDB Database as a Service
27 February 2019, Enterprise Storage Forum

provided by Google News

Google brings Firebase Performance Monitoring to web apps
7 May 2019, VentureBeat

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Google Launches Cloud Firestore, a Serverless NoSQL Database
31 January 2019, ADT Magazine

Google Firestore Released
4 February 2019, iProgrammer

What's New in the Firebase Mobile Dev Platform
9 May 2019, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQL Developer
SHYFT, Boston, MA

Software Engineer, Junior
Booz Allen Hamilton, New Carrollton, MD

Front End Engineer I
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Cloud Technical Account Manager - Virtual Connecticut
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Connecticut

Cloud Database Engineer
DXC, Texas

Senior Software Developer- Dallas or Houston
CGG, Houston, TX

Senior Backend Engineer, Node.JS GCP (Cortex Platform)
Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara, CA

Senior Database & Backend Engineer
Huck Adventures, Boulder, CO

Database Developer
Swyft Group, San Francisco, CA

Senior Mobile Engineer
We Are Envoy, Irvine, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

AllegroGraph logo

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

Couchbase logo

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

Present your product here