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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Quasardb vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Quasardb vs. Realm

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.37
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorequasardb.netrealm.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredoc.quasardb.netrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperGooglequasardbRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201720092014
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeyes infoIn-Memory realm
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.Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes
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Google Cloud FirestoreQuasardbRealm
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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