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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. PouchDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCloud 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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score8.37
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorepouchdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220172012
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC++Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesUsing Cloud Dataflowyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess 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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