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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. NSDb vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. NSDb vs. OpenQM

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comnsdb.iowww.openqm.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release20172010201520171993
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
macOS
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
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 can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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