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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleMireo
Initial release201820172020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and SparkUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
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 controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yes

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