DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Sphinx vs. TDengine vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Sphinx vs. TDengine vs. Tkrzw

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS and big data platformA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.51
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score2.40
Rank#130  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoresphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
dbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.TDEngine, previously Taos DataMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release2017200120192020
Current release3.4.1, July 20213.0, August 20220.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Standard SQL with extensions for time-series applicationsno
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnonono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes, via alarm monitoringno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing specific database classes
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.noyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud FirestoreSphinxTDengineTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...
» more
Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 20,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine Community Edition is open-source software released under the AGPL 3.0 that...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud FirestoreSphinxTDengineTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Supercharging Cassandra NoSQL For Machine Learning
13 January 2023, The Next Platform

Top 3 Backend-as-a-Service Providers for React Apps - MUO
6 January 2023, MakeUseOf

Google launches Cloud Firestore, a new document database for app developers
3 October 2017, TechCrunch

Google touts open data cloud to unify information from every source
11 October 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Compare Google Cloud Firestore and Firebase Realtime Database
9 August 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Does Public Art Have an Afterlife?
12 July 2022, The New York Times

Pure Color | James Romm
20 October 2022, The New York Review of Books

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, The Hacker News

Land art megasculpture built on stolen Indigenous land in Nevada
9 September 2022, Grist

Best Full-Text Search Engines to Maximize Search Experience for ...
31 May 2021, Techstory

provided by Google News

TDengine Releases Simple and Secure Data Sharing for Enterprises
17 January 2023, PR Newswire

How To Make Open Source Profitable
2 February 2023, Forbes

TDengine Achieves Rapid Growth in 2022, Drives 200% Increase in ...
13 December 2022, Datanami

TDengine 3.0 Introduces Cloud Native Architecture to Simplify Large ...
23 August 2022, GlobeNewswire

Data Management News for the Week of January 20; Updates from ...
19 January 2023, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

APPLICATION DEVELOPER
Atos, Cary, NC

Software Engineer - Live
The New York Times, New York, NY

Fintech Data & Backend Developer
aVenture, San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Engineer - REMOTE
Bayer, United States

Senior Backend Engineer (remote global)
Make, Remote

VP Marketing – North America
TAOS Data, Inc., Remote

Solution Architect
北京涛思数据科技有限公司, Remote

Enterprise Account Executive – North America
TAOS Data, Inc., Remote

Chief Revenue Officer – North America
北京涛思数据科技有限公司, Remote

Senior/Junior/Associate DBA
北京涛思数据科技有限公司, Los Gatos, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here