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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. YDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonYDB  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.A distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.85
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.35
Rank#278  Overall
#43  Document stores
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoreydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperGoogleYandex
Initial release20172019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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.Access rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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