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DBMS > EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityCloud 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.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.19
Rank#143  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score7.52
Rank#49  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websiteejdb.orgfauna.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.Google
Initial release201220142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMasterlessMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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 controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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