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

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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 dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
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Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#318  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark8Kdata
Initial release2017201420162016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
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.noyes
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 authenticationnoAccess rights for users and roles

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