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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
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Score0.54
Rank#201  Overall
#27  Document stores
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#113  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle
Initial release20142015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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AlaSQLGoogle Cloud Bigtable
Specific characteristicsCloud Bigtable is a low latency, massively scalable wide-column NoSQL database for...
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Competitive advantagesSpeed Cloud Bigtable offers low latency and high throughput at any scale or application...
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Typical application scenariosAd Tech / User Analytics Integrate large volumes of unrefined data from many sources,...
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Key customerseBay , Spotify , Twitter , Zulily , Moloco , Cognite , Arcules , Symphony , Pluribus...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWhen you use Cloud Bigtable, you are charged for the following: The type of Cloud...
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