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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. Solr

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisSpotifyApache Software Foundation
Initial release2017200620142006
Current release8.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsnonoJava plugins
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnonoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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
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.noyes

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