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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hazelcast vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.37
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehazelcast.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGoogleHazelcastTimescale
Initial release201720082017
Current release4.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, 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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesuser 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 infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
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.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 FirestoreHazelcastTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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