DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Apache IoTDB and Google Cloud Firestore with SQLite, MongoDB and InfluxDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkCloud 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 modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#231  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score11.10
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release20182017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and SparkUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess 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
Apache IoTDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
» more
Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
» more
Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
» more
Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
» more

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 IoTDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
DB-Engines blog posts

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

show all

Recent citations in the news

Apache IoTDB 1.0 Released As An "Internet of Things Database"
4 December 2022, Phoronix

Timecho, Founded by the Creators of Apache IoTDB, Raises Over ...
29 June 2022, PR Newswire

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® IoTDB™ as ...
23 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Security Bulletin 7 Sep 2022
7 September 2022, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

Security Bulletin 02 Nov 2022
2 November 2022, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

provided by Google News

Supercharging Cassandra NoSQL For Machine Learning
13 January 2023, The Next Platform

The Cloud Computing Boom: A Test for Database Companies
4 January 2023, Analytics India Magazine

Top 3 Backend-as-a-Service Providers for React Apps - MUO
6 January 2023, MakeUseOf

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Google launches Cloud Firestore, a new document database for app developers
3 October 2017, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
Recidiviz Careers, San Francisco, CA

Frontend Software Engineer
MasteryPrep, Remote

Data and Reporting Engineer
Bitwave, Remote

Backend Software Engineer
MasteryPrep, Remote

Google Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Toniq Labs, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here