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DBMS > etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. JaguarDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. JaguarDB vs. TiDB

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud 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 applicationsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.32
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score2.66
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.datajaguar.compingcap.com
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperGoogleDataJaguar, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201720152016
Current release3.4, August 20192.9.4 September 20185.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesGo, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationMulti-source replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACID
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 controlnoAccess 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 accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
etcdGoogle Cloud FirestoreJaguarDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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