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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hypertable

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hypertable

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeWide column store
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Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncGoogleHypertable Inc.
Initial release201520152009
Current release3.1.0, July 20200.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
C++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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