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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. JaguarDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Snowflake

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.21
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#313  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score5.28
Rank#70  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.datajaguar.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleDataJaguar, Inc.MicrosoftSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2017201520122014
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnonouser defined functions
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnooptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonono
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.rights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Google Cloud FirestoreJaguarDBMicrosoft Azure Table StorageSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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