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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Access

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#340  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperGoogleCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoft
Initial release201720141992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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.nono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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