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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.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.
Primary database modelEvent StoreDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.89
Rank#185  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score7.43
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedGoogle
Initial release20122017
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess 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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EventStoreDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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