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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. ObjectBox

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud 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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitedgraph.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.GoogleObjectBox Limited
Initial release201620172017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess 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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