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DBMS > etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Access vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Access vs. SwayDB

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud 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.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.32
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score116.94
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessswaydb.io
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release201719922018
Current release3.4, August 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID infobut no files for transaction loggingAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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