DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Drill vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StoragedBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.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
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.79
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon TateGoogleGoogle
Initial release2012197920152017
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnononoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSAtomic single-row operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud 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

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

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

More resources
Apache DrilldBASEGoogle Cloud BigtableGoogle Cloud Firestore
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Apache Drill Project Announces Apache® Drill(TM) v1.19
30 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Apache Drill
3 September 2021, SDTimes.com

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges
19 May 2015, Datanami

HPE touts Ezmeral Data Fabric for AI and machine learning workloads – Blocks and Files
18 March 2021, Blocks and Files

provided by Google News

A malicious document could lead to RCE in Apache OpenOffice (CVE-2021-33035)
22 September 2021, Help Net Security

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Size, Growth And Analysis By Leading Keyplayers – Google, ObjectBox, Microsoft, DBase – Stillwater Current
21 September 2021, Stillwater Current

'RIP Dwain, good lad gone too soon' - Tributes to biker tragically killed in Oscott
6 September 2021, Birmingham Live

Prince William and Harry instantly recognisable in first day of school pictures
3 September 2021, My London

Apache OpenOffice can be hijacked by malicious documents, fix still in beta
20 September 2021, The Register

provided by Google News

Bigtable vs Bigquery - A Quick Overview
9 September 2021, Analytics India Magazine

Google Cloud Opens New Canadian Cloud Region In Toronto
14 September 2021, CRN

Google Cloud launches Toronto region
17 September 2021, Channel Daily News

Google Cloud's new region in Toronto is now open
15 September 2021, Devdiscourse

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

provided by Google News

An easier way to Flutter? Custom functions improve visual code builder but devs may still be frustrated
22 September 2021, The Register

How to build a chat application with firebase in flutter?
31 August 2021, Appinventiv

Google Launches New Data Protection Offerings
21 September 2021, Data & Storage Asean

Bigtable vs Bigquery - A Quick Overview
9 September 2021, Analytics India Magazine

IBM Cloud's Serverless Roadmap goes from soup to nuts
8 September 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Desktop Support Specialist
Montgomery Consulting Group, Inc., Orlando, FL

Data Processor
Marie Leising & Associates, Michigan

Development Specialist
NC State University, Raleigh, NC

Data Assistant
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Quality Lab Technician
Unilever, Sikeston, MO

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, New York, NY

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, Austin, TX

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, Seattle, WA

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, Los Angeles, CA

Google Cloud Trainee
SADA, Chicago, IL

Remote Front End Developer
OPSY, Remote

Google Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Matrix Precise, Inc., Los Altos, CA

Backend Node JS Engineer
FloSports, Austin, TX

Data Engineer I
AbleTo, New York State

Software Engineer
Looma, Durham, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

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

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here