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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. STSdb vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA 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 storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleSTS Soft SCTerark
Initial release201720112016
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#C++
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)no
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
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.nono

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