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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. SpaceTime

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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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 WhisperSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisMireo
Initial release201720062020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA 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
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 Functionsnono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.noyes

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