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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Vertica

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.43
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score21.10
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperGoogleVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20172005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes 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
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Google Cloud FirestoreVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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