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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Ingres vs. SpaceTime

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.Well established RDBMSSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.11
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score5.75
Rank#74  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperGoogleActian CorporationMireo
Initial release20171974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2020
Current release11.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyesno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationIngres ReplicatorReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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