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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. KairosDB vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Cloud 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.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorekairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperEnterpriseDBGoogleGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20052017201320142009
Current release14, December 20211.2.2, November 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud FunctionsnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.simple password-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EDB PostgresGoogle Cloud FirestoreKairosDBLovefieldYaacomo
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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