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May 7, 2019
Cloud Firestore now supports collection group queries. A collection group consists of all collections with the same ID. By default, queries retrieve results from a single collection in your database. Use a collection group query to retrieve documents from a collection group instead of from a single collection.
April 18, 2019
asia-northeast2 region (Osaka).
April 15, 2019
europe-west6 region (Zürich).
March 28, 2019
January 31, 2019
General Availability release of Cloud Firestore. The Cloud Firestore SLA is now in effect, including 99.999% availability for multi-region instances and 99.99% availability for regional instances.
Cloud Firestore now supports the following 10 additional locations:
North America (regional)
South America (regional)
For a full list of supported multi-regions and regions, see Cloud Firestore Locations.
October 29, 2018
We added a Cloud Firestore emulator you can use for local testing. To set up the emulator, see Testing Cloud Firestore Security Rules.
August 9, 2018
We added two new features to help you work with arrays:
August 8, 2018
You can now create a Cloud Firestore database in Datastore mode. Datastore mode allows you to use Cloud Datastore client libraries with an improved Cloud Firestore storage layer, removing eventual consistency limitations.
Cloud Firestore now supports the
us-east1 regions, see Cloud Firestore Locations.
You can now add single-field index exemptions to exempt specific fields from automatic indexing.
Added support for importing and exporting of documents, see Exporting and Importing Data.
June 13, 2018
Added code examples for the Ruby server client library.
May 16, 2018
May 11, 2018
We raised the Cloud Firestore Security Rules limits for document access calls.
April 3, 2018
The Firebase SDK for Cloud Functions v1.0.0 is now available and introduces some breaking changes, see the Cloud Firestore section of the Firebase SDK for Cloud Functions Migration Guide.
March 29, 2018
February 23, 2018
New documentation page on Cloud Firestore Security Rules and queries.
This page clarifies how Cloud Firestore Security Rules evaluate query
requests. Read this page to learn how to write queries that satisfy your
security rules and how to write security rules based on query properties
February 8, 2018
January 18, 2018
Overhaul of the Cloud Firestore Security Rules documentation. These improved pages add more examples and give a clearer introduction to the structure of Cloud Firestore Security Rules:
January 10, 2018
Cloud Firestore Security Rules now offer the ability to limit read or write access to data based on query parameters. Learn more about query-based rules.
October 3, 2017
Beta release of Cloud Firestore.