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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. SpaceTime

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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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 ElasticSearchSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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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
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisSpotifyMireo
Initial release2017200620142020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnonono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonono
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.nono
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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