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DBMS > Google Cloud Firestore vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph vs. Vertica

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.90
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Score20.45
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperGoogleTeradataVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20172005201720092005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infoin Aster File Storenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)noyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsR packagesyesnoyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.noneMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyesnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptionalyes
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Google Cloud FirestoreTeradata AsterTigerGraphTinkerGraphVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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