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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Snowflake vs. Splunk vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAnalytics Platform for Big DataA 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 storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
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Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.snowflake.comwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Splunk Inc.Terark
Initial release2017201420032016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesschema-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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesno

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