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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hazelcast vs. Heroic vs. Linter

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.27
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.34
Rank#258  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#312  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehazelcast.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexlinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperGoogleHazelcastSpotifyrelex.ru/­en
Initial release2017200820141990
Current release4.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated MapyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
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.yesno
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.Role-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google Cloud FirestoreHazelcastHeroicLinter
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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