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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismilvus.iowww.mysql.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperGoogleInterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2017201820191995
Current release2021.1, June 20211.0, March 20218.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesnoyes
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.yesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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