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DBMS > etcd vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. TiDB

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformCloud 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.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.96
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score4.44
Rank#79  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score3.20
Rank#97  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.claris.com/­filemakercloud.google.com/­datastorefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorepingcap.com
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleGooglePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release1983200820172016
Current release3.4, August 201919.3.1, June 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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TiDB Cloud: Fully-managed TiDB Service. Bring everything great about TiDB to the cloud.
Implementation languageGoGo, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
iOS
OS X
Windows
hostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, details hereyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (GQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
PHP.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesusing Google App Engineyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud DataflowUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access 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. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
etcdFileMakerGoogle Cloud DatastoreGoogle Cloud FirestoreTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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