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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Newts vs. Postgres-XL vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Newts vs. Postgres-XL vs. SwayDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreopennms.github.io/­newtswww.postgres-xl.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleOpenNMS GroupSimer Plaha
Initial release201720142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2018
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaCScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID infoMVCCAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
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.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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