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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A distributed reliable key-value storeCloud 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 modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.89
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score11.54
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.cometcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperDataStaxGoogleMireo
Initial release201120172020
Current release6.8, April 20203.4, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess 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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Datastax EnterpriseetcdGoogle Cloud FirestoreSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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