DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EJDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteejdb.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperSoftmotionsGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2012201720142016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsserver-lesshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
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 possiblenoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
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.noyes
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.Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EJDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreSnowflakeTerarkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Portraying breast cancers with long noncoding RNAs
2 September 2016, Science Advances

provided by Google News

Firebase adds a new local emulator UI, payment processing extensions, and ML Model Management API
27 July 2020, XDA Developers

Google unveils Android Performance Tuner, Android GPU Inspector, and Cloud Firestore for game developers
23 March 2020, VentureBeat

Compare Google Cloud Firestore and Firebase Realtime Database
9 August 2019, TechTarget

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database
11 March 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Five questions investors are asking about Snowflake's IPO
2 August 2020, SiliconANGLE

The 4 Best Snowflake Courses and Online Training for 2020
24 July 2020, Solutions Review

Zero Outage DWH Deployments. Snowflake comes to the rescue and our… | by Leon Botha | Servian | Jul, 2020
7 August 2020, idk.dev

Massive Growth in Database as a Service Market Set to Witness Huge Growth by 2026 | Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, Snowflake Computing, Salesforce
10 August 2020, Owned

Magnitude Software Puts Power of Oracle Business Application Data in Hands of Business Users with Noetix 7
11 August 2020, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition EJINSIGHT
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SR PROGRAMMER VMS101150
ASAP Solutions, Parsippany, NJ

CLOUD DATA ENGINEER
The Ultimate Software Group, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Full Stack developer
Sigmaways, St. Louis, MO

Senior Software Engineer (Backend) | Bay Area
TARA Intelligence Inc., San Jose, CA

Junior Firebase Developer
Therapeasy, Denver, CO

Database Analyst
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, TX

Associate Database Analyst
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, TX

Talend Snowflake Developer
GreenSky Administrative Services, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Web Development Fellow (remote)
New American Economy, New York, NY

Architect
Insurity, Hartford, CT

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here