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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 libraryScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbterminusdb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoreterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGoogleSymasDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201720112018
Current release0.9.29, March 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
CJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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.noRole-based access control

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