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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. VoltDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.58
Rank#92  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.46
Rank#159  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iocloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rax-maas/­blueflood/­wikicloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperRackspaceGoogleVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201320152010
Current release11.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users and roles with access to stored procedures

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