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Google Cloud Firestore System Properties

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore
DescriptionCloud 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.
Primary database modelDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.23
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperGoogle
Initial releaseOct, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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Recent citations in the news

Google launches Cloud Firestore, a new document database for app developers
3 October 2017, TechCrunch

Google backs up Firebase with a second realtime NoSQL silo
4 October 2017, The Register

Whipper - The Gamified Messaging App Invited To Google Firestore
31 October 2017, PR Newswire (press release)

Google Launches Cloud Firestore
11 October 2017, Petri.com

Meet Cloud FireStore, Firebase's More Scalable Older Brother
30 January 2018, IoT For All (blog)

provided by Google News

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