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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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 librarymSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational 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
Score1.74
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperGoogleSymasHughes Technologies
Initial release201720111994
Current release0.9.29, March 20214.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
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 SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
CC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
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 replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
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.nono

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