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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Ignite vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Ignite vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A 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 modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score3.24
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score4.37
Rank#77  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreignite.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoreapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolGoogleApache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release2000201720152016
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationUsing Cloud Dataflowyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles 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.Security Hooks for custom implementationsno

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