DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TerarkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score30.73
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftTerark
Initial release201720142016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScriptno
Triggersyes, with Cloud FunctionsJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
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.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.Access rights can be defined down to the item levelno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud FirestoreMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBTerarkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Firebase adds a new local emulator UI, payment processing extensions, and ML Model Management API
27 July 2020, XDA Developers

Google unveils Android Performance Tuner, Android GPU Inspector, and Cloud Firestore for game developers
23 March 2020, VentureBeat

Compare Google Cloud Firestore and Firebase Realtime Database
9 August 2019, TechTarget

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database hits general availability
31 January 2019, TechCrunch

Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database
11 March 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

NoSQL Software Market (Covid-19 Updated): Present Scenario And Growth Analysis Till 2026 | MongoDB, OrientDB, Amazon, Azure, Cosmos DB, Couchbase.
12 August 2020, eRealty Express

Massive Growth in NoSQL Databases Software Market Set to Witness Huge Growth by 2026 | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase
11 August 2020, Chelanpress

Microsoft Announces a New Pricing Model Option for Azure Cosmos DB and More Capabilities
3 June 2020, InfoQ.com

Microsoft to introduce a free tier of its Cosmos DB NoSQL database
5 March 2020, ZDNet

Document Databases Software Market Disclosing Latest Developments and Technology Advancements – 2026 | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB.
5 August 2020, Owned

provided by Google News

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition EJINSIGHT
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Web UI Developer (United States)
Kiswe, New Providence, NJ

SR PROGRAMMER VMS101150
ASAP Solutions, Parsippany, NJ

Junior Firebase Developer
Therapeasy, Denver, CO

Firebase Developer Intern
Therapeasy, Denver, CO

Websphere Applications Developer II
Wheaton Van Lines, Indianapolis, IN

SQL/ETL Engineer with Azure Databricks/Data Lake/Data Factory/Data Engineer
Softnice, Carrollton, TX

Azure Data Engineer
Wintellect, Atlanta, GA

Database Administrator - Contractor
WorkBoard, Redwood City, CA

Data Warehouse Developer
Link Consulting Services, Irvine, CA

Azure Data and AI Architect
Avanade, Los Angeles, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here