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DBMS > etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SpaceTime vs. SwayDB

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud 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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.54
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.mireo.hr/­spacetimeswaydb.io
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperGoogleMireoSimer Plaha
Initial release201720202018
Current release3.4, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoAtomic 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 controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yesno

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