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DBMS > AntDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison AntDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAntDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, multi-tenant, MPP-architectured RDBMS for OLTP and OLAP operations, highly compatible with OracleCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.28
Rank#301  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score6.10
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score8.96
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.asiainfo.com/­en_us/­product_aisware_antdb_detail.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAsiaInfo Technologies LimitedCockroach LabsGoogle
Initial release20152017
Current release23.1.1, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL2016 compliantyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MySQL protocol compliant
ODBC
JDBCAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesnoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess 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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AntDBCockroachDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsAntDB was initiated in 2008. On the core system of operators, AntDB provides online...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesHTAP mixed load: AntDB is a universal, enterprise-level distributed relational database,...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosAs the core software of large enterprise, AntDB supports multi-scenario deployment....
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Payment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...
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Key customersChina Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Aeon Life, China Mobile Tietong, CITIC...
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Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...
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Market metricsMore than 1 billion subscribers in 24 provinces across China are served by AntDB...
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12K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCertificates and licenses CMMI5 Certificate licensed by CMMI Institute IT Product...
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- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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