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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP HANA vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP HANA vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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
Score5.53
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score54.96
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.44
Rank#85  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehelp.sap.com/­hanawww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleGoogleMicrosoftSAPRocket Software
Initial release20082017201220101985
Current release2.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedAppliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesyesyesoptional
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 indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)nonoyesyes
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
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsnoSQLScript, Ryes
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud DataflowUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 Transactionsyesoptimistic lockingACIDACID infoconfigurable
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.nonoyes
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 based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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