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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. LMDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  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 libraryA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
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
Score0.49
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperGoogleSymasYandex
Initial release201720112019
Current release0.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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 SQLnonoSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
CGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneActive-passive shard replication
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 integritynonono
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.noAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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