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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. HyperSQL

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.A 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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.23
Rank#82  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.90
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comcloud.google.com/­spannerhsqldb.org
Technical documentationdocs.dolphindb.cn/­en/­help200/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncGoogle
Initial release201820172001
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20222.7.2, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava, SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoStrict serializable isolationACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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