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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. H2 vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score10.12
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.11
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.h2database.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleThomas MuellerRocket Software
Initial release201720051985
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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