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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud 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 lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
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Score24.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoretinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Google
Initial release201220172009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
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.no

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