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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Interbase vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Interbase vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA 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 storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleEmbarcaderoTerark
Initial release201719842016
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesyes
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-standardno

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