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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityCloud 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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.52
Rank#106  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score8.05
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score3.20
Rank#94  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score5.95
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score50.69
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorerocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperCognitectGoogleFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release20122017201319922006
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.14.6 , December 202017, July 20158.8.0, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava plugins
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesyesACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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