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DBMS > Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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.A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Document storeDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.84
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.94
Rank#127  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperGoogleGooglePerconaAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2015201720152008
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20175.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
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
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesUsing Cloud Dataflowyesno
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesnoACID
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
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.Access rights for users and rolesno

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