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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. DolphinDB vs. Google BigQuery

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tables
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.85
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#211  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score29.65
Rank#25  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.dolphindb.comcloud.google.com/­bigquery
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DolphinDB, IncGoogle
Initial release201020182010
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesuser defined functions infoin JavaScript
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleyesno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying data
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)

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