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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. LMDB vs. ObjectBox

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score1.09
Rank#169  Overall
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbobjectbox.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperGoogleSymasObjectBox Limited
Initial release201720112017
Current release0.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
CC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
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.noyes
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