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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Riak TS

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.83
Rank#49  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release201720122015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesoptimistic lockingno
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.no
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 based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

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