DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. HBase vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. HBase vs. TerarkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetTerark
Initial release201720082016
Current release2.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes
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 Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud FirestoreHBaseTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
» more
Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud FirestoreHBaseTerarkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

It's not just you, a bunch of Google services were having issues
25 September 2020, Android Police

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Is YouTube Down? Errors Reported with App & TV Services
25 September 2020, heavy.com

Google unveils Android Performance Tuner, Android GPU Inspector, and Cloud Firestore for game developers
23 March 2020, VentureBeat

Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database
11 March 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Cloudera adds operational database to cloud service
17 September 2020, ZDNet

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache® HBase™
13 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

Apache Kafka And Zookeeper Now Supported On IBM i
9 September 2020, IT Jungle

HBase vs Cassandra: Which is The Best NoSQL Database
20 January 2020, Appinventiv

How come Trump is so loved by his base? and more letters to the editors
21 September 2020, Chattanooga Times Free Press

provided by Google News

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition EJINSIGHT
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SR PROGRAMMER VMS101150
ASAP Solutions, Parsippany, NJ

Sr Cloud (Web) Engineer 1
Starkey Hearing Technologies, Eden Prairie, MN

Google Cloud Lead
Expedite Technology, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Software Engineer, Back End (Temporary)
Red Bull Media House, Remote

React - Node Developer (Remote) - React , Node , PostgreSQL, GraphQL, Firestore
Simplifyy, Missouri

VP Engineering
HASH, Remote

Technical Support Engineer
Alluxio, China, ME

Sr. Abinitio developer
Ace-stack LLC, Columbus, OH

Junior Developer – U.S. Citizen Willing to Obtain a Secret Clearance
Synertex, Remote

Engineering Lead
HASH, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here