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DBMS > etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. HBase vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. HBase vs. Heroic

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud 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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.50
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score10.27
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSpotify
Initial release201720082014
Current release3.4, August 20192.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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