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

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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 DBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
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
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.openqm.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Martin PhillipsTerark
Initial release20172010201519932016
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyesno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 possiblenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
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 levelno

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