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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.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.Oracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score2.61
Rank#113  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperGoogleGoogleOracle
Initial release201520172007
Current release12c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess 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.authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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