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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. GeoSpock vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.25
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comgeospock.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperAltibaseGeoSpockGoogleChris Davis
Initial release1999201620152006
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++PythonJava, JavascriptPython
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxhostedhostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoNumeric data only
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic shardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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