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System Properties Comparison Apache Pinot vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. searchxml

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NameApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.43
Rank#256  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#88  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Websitepinot.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.pinot.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGoogleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201520172015
Current release0.10.0, March 20221.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higherhostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoon the application server
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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)Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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