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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kdb+ vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kdb+ vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.High performance Time Series DBMSA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score7.95
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#122  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorekx.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20172000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320111998
Current release3.6, May 201821.2, September 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageqJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cacheyes
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 for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google Cloud FirestoreKdb+Oracle NoSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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