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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hive vs. IRONdb

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.61
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score84.05
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehive.apache.orgwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.
Initial release201720122017
Current release3.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Lua
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
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.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.Access rights for users, groups and rolesno
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Google Cloud FirestoreHiveIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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