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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. IBM Cloudant vs. OpenQM vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  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 CouchDBQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeMultivalue DBMSDocument store
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
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.openqm.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Martin PhillipsPercona
Initial release2017201019932015
Current release3.4-123.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsschema-free
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesJavaScript
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engine
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 databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles

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