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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. GridDB vs. GridGain vs. Quasardb

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregriddb.netwww.gridgain.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.griddb.netwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperGoogleToshiba CorporationGridGain Systems, Inc.quasardb
Initial release2017201320072009
Current release4.6, February 2021GridGain 8.5.13.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud DataflowConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)with Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTransient mode
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.Access rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Google Cloud FirestoreGridDBGridGainQuasardb
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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