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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. GridGain vs. Memcached

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.gridgain.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleGridGain Systems, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201720072003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.11.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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.Security Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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