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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak KV

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
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.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.21
Rank#55  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperGoogleGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release201720022009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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.User authentication via various security protocolsno

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