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DBMS > AntDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. HarperDB

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

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NameAntDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, multi-tenant, MPP-architectured RDBMS for OLTP and OLAP operations, highly compatible with OracleCloud 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.Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.25
Rank#303  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score7.85
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.55
Rank#248  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitewww.asiainfo.com/­en_us/­product_aisware_antdb_detail.htmlfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.harperdb.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.harperdb.io/­docs
DeveloperAsiaInfo Technologies LimitedGoogleHarperDB
Initial release20172017
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON data types
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 compliantnoSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MySQL protocol compliant
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users and roles

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