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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Hive vs. Ignite

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Hive vs. Ignite

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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 Whisperdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score5.09
Rank#71  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score85.58
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webhive.apache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.iocwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software Foundation
Initial release2017200620122015
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonoACID
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.yes
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.noAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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