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Google Datastore and Firestore

Google Datastore

Google Datastore is a highly scalable NoSQL database for your web and mobile applications.

Google Datastore product page

Datastore has a restful interface.

Datastore is serverless (don't have to worry about provisioning and load anticipation)

Datastore is a schemaless database, which comes with a powerful query engine.

Data types supported include:

  • integers
  • floating point numbers
  • strings
  • dates
  • binary data

For any new instances of Datastore, an instance of "Firestore in Datastore mode" is created

Google Firestore

Firestore is the newest version of Datastore.

Firestore is a fully managed, scalable and serverless document database