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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. KairosDB vs. Memcached

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.33
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score25.90
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorekairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201720132003
Current release1.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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.simple password-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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