Firebase Storage - private database after Auth


After authenticate users with their email address and password using Firebase Authentication, I need to create a private database for the logged user. I would like to use Cloud Firestore, Realtime Database Firebase or Storage Firebase.

How can I create a private database (using Firebase) for each user using ionic angular (v5)?

let currentUser = firebase.auth().currentUser; // here I have user data. I can use

How could be the next step to create the Cloud Storage Database for the currentUser?

Thank you for your time.

I am new in Angular and Firebase.
How could be the function creating Storage Firebase DB?

Maybe I understand you incorrectly but I prefer to use firestore rules to secure document paths in the firestore database. And that way create what you seem to refer to as “private database for a user”.

It is a common pattern to use the uid of the user in e.g. “users” collection in combination with rules to prevent other than the user to read/write stuff.

The api reference and/or google has been my best friend here if I wanted to know how

I am fairly sure firebase functions do not create new databases. Nor can you programmatically - in firebase API - create new firestore and/or realtime databases. And even if you could, you shouldnt

Something like this (I found this reference Building a Ionic Firebase App step by step)

  return new Promise<any>((resolve, reject) => {
    let currentUser = firebase.auth().currentUser;
      title: value.title,
      description: value.description,
      image: value.image
      res => resolve(res),
      err => reject(err)

Does this function prevent other than the user to read/write stuff?

Cannot tell - because it depends on the security rules. Out of the box: no.

read this

Also consider reading AngularFire doc for examples.

And btw, your code isn’t necessarily the best because you should not need to create a Promise on your own (new Promise). The tutorial you refer to may look well intended but does this structurally incorrect

Better imho:

   let currentUser = firebase.auth().currentUser;
return this.afs.collection('people').doc(currentUser.uid).collection('tasks').add({
      title: value.title,
      description: value.description,
      image: value.image

And this is a good tutorial (except on firestore rules)

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Here I have an example from

Secure and query documents based on auth.uid

The following example demonstrates how to write a query to retrieve documents protected by a security rule. Consider a database that contains a collection of story documents:


title: "A Great Story",  
content: "Once upon a time...",  
author: "some_auth_id",  
published: false}

The following security rule uses the request.auth and variables to restrict read and write access for each story to its author:

service cloud.firestore {  
match /databases/{database}/documents {    
match /stories/{storyid} {      
// Only the authenticated user who authored the document can read or write     
 allow read, write: if request.auth != null && request.auth.uid ==;    }  

The query constraints match security rules constraints:

var user = firebase.auth().currentUser;
db.collection("stories").where("author", "==", user.uid).get()

Many thanks for all comments. These rules are now more clear for me.

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