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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. KairosDB

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCloud 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.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score25.63
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorekairosdb.github.io
DeveloperGoogleGoogle
Initial release201020172013
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & 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.simple password-based access control

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