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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Impala vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Impala vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. STSdb

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically 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.Analytic DBMS for HadoopThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.45
Rank#67  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score17.56
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score44.82
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperGoogleGoogleClouderaSAP, SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release20082017201319872011
Current release4.0.0, July 202116.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava and Transact-SQLno
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud DataflowUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsyesnoACIDno
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.nono
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, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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