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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.hawkular.orgswaydb.iowww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGoogleCommunity supported by Red HatSimer PlahaMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20172014201820082017
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsnonoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandranoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoAtomic execution of operationsACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
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.nonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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