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

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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  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 applicationsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release2017201020151993
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes
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 Dataflowyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.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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